Outcomes of 100 consecutive open, baked-egg oral food challenges in the allergy office

Background & Summary: Many egg allergic children tolerate extensively baked egg. Regularly eating baked egg appears to accelerate tolerance to raw egg. This paper summarizes a retrospective chart review of 100 egg allergic children that were referred to the Jaffe


Timing the transfer of responsibilities for anaphylaxis recognition and use of an epinephrine auto-injector from adults to children and teenagers: pediatric allergists’ perspective

Background & Summary: Food anaphylaxis is usually diagnosed in young children. Adult caregivers are trained to recognize symptoms and carry/administer epinephrine auto-injector. As the child ages, this responsibility gradually shifts from the adult to child. This survey showed that pediatric


How DRACMA changes clinical decision for the individual patient in CMA therapy

Background & Summary: DRACMA is a World Health Organization consensus document on the diagnosis and management of cow’s milk allergy (Reference). This article discusses the implementation of DRACMA and how it would influence formula selection for a patient with cow’s


Elimination diet effectively treats eosinophilic esophagitis in adults; food reintroduction identifies causative factors

Background & Summary: Eosionophilic esophagistis is a condition in which the lining of the esophagus becomes inflamed and narrowed. Dysphagia, food impaction and heartburn are common symptoms. A diet eliminating wheat, milk, soy, egg, peanuts/tree nuts and fish/shellfish was found