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Sesame Research (links clearinghouse thread)

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admin rebekahc:
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Posted: 06.01.2011 at 09:24:00

Thanks CM!

admin rebekahc:
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Posted: 07.13.2011 at 06:39:20
 
"Prevalence of challenge-proven IgE-mediated food allergy using population-based sampling and predetermined challenge criteria in infants"

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume 127, Issue 3 , Pages 668-676.e2, March 2011

www.jacionline.org/article/S0091-6749(11)00135-7/abstract


--- Quote ---Recruitment occurred at childhood immunization sessions in Melbourne, Australia.

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--- Quote ---Amongst 2848 infants (73% participation rate), the prevalence of any sensitization to peanut was 8.9% (95% CI, 7.9-10.0); raw egg white, 16.5% (95% CI, 15.1-17.9); sesame, 2.5% (95% CI, 2.0-3.1); cow's milk, 5.6% (95% CI, 3.2-8.0); and shellfish, 0.9% (95% CI, 0.6-1.5). The prevalence of challenge-proven peanut allergy was 3.0% (95% CI, 2.4-3.8); raw egg allergy, 8.9% (95% CI, 7.8-10.0); and sesame allergy, 0.8% (95% CI, 0.5-1.1).

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« Last Edited by LinksEtc 07.14.2011 at 10:05:30 »

admin rebekahc:
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Posted: 07.13.2011 at 07:07:08
 
"Skin Prick Test Wheal Size Thresholds Identified"

22-Apr-11
 
Elsevier Global Medical News
 
BY SHERRY BOSCHERT

http://www.medconnect.com.sg/tabid/92/s5/Allergy-Immunology/ct1/c40916/Skin-Prick-Test-Wheal-Size-Thresholds-Identified-/Default.aspx


--- Quote ---A 9-mm wheal after skin prick testing provided a 95% positive predictive value for egg or peanut allergy in an analysis of data from 5,000 12-month-old infants

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--- Quote ---71 with sesame challenges. None of the wheal sizes after sesame challenges reached a 95% positive predictive value for allergy, said Dr. Gurrin of the University of Melbourne.

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admin rebekahc:
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Posted: 09.08.2011 at 11:29:09
 
I know this is a more general research article, but I wanted to keep track that sesame was a common allergen that was being challenged.

Outpatient open oral food challenges – feasible and “feed-able”
http://www.aaaai.org/global/latest-research-summaries/Current-JACI-Research/outpatient-open-oral-food-challenges-feasible-an.aspx


--- Quote ---reviewed 22 months worth of successive open OFCs performed at a university-based pediatric allergy outpatient clinic (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY)

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LinksEtc:
"Food Allergy in Kids Not Being Optimally Diagnosed"
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/753505


--- Quote ---The survey involved 40,104 children; of these, investigators identified 3339 children with food allergy.

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--- Quote ---oral food challenge was done in just 15.6% of children

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--- Quote ---Formal diagnoses were most frequently confirmed by oral food challenge for milk allergy (22.4%), soy (19.2%), peanut (16.1%), wheat (15.5%), shellfish (14.4%), tree nut (12.6%), egg (12.4%), sesame (11.2%), and fin fish (9.1%).

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