CAPture No. 1, 2011

CAPture presents short summaries of a selection of recent allergy papers, related to the product areas of Phadia.


In this issue 

  • There is a dose-dependent association of maternal ingestion of peanut during pregnancy and a high level of peanut-specific IgE antibodies in atopic infants.
  • Cut-off levels below 0.35 kUA/l of cat and dog specific IgE increase the sensitivity of self reported allergy in a teenager population.
  • A high level of serum IgE to peach LTP (Pru p 3) in peach allergic patients is associated with higher risk of allergy to hazelnut, walnut and/or peanut.

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