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Sesame allergy is of growing concern in the United States. The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued a request for epidemiological data on the prevalence and severity of sesame allergies in the United States to inform possible regulatory action requiring sesame to be labeled as an allergen on packaged foods.
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Sesame allergy is estimated to affect 17% of children with IgE-mediated food allergy, and often co-occurs with peanut/tree nut sensitization and allergy. Sesame-specific IgE levels may have utility in...
Sesame is an allergen of increasing importance.
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Patients with suspected tree-nut or sesame allergy based on sensitization on skin-prick tests (SPT), will be assessed for allergy using component analysis and basophil activation test (BAT...
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Background: The need for an oral food challenge (OFC) surrogate is growing in line with the continuous increase in the prevalence and severity of paediatric food allergy. The basophil acti...
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The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...