More than 50% of patients with tree nut-allergy passed an oral food challenge
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Despite exhibiting skin or blood test sensitivity to peanuts and tree nuts, more than 50% of patients with a documented allergy to an individual nut passed oral food challenges consisting of additional nuts, according to data published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.“Patients allergic to a particular tree nut often demonstrate co-sensitization to other tree nuts. In patients with peanut allergy, tree nut co-sensitization can occur in up to 86% of patients, although only 34% might display clinical reactivity - for example, symptom development after ingestion,” Christopher...
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