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Children 2015, 2(4), 439-452; doi:10.3390/children2040439

Recent Advances in Management of Pediatric Food Allergy

Department of Paediatric Allergy, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH, UK
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Academic Editor: Jonathan M. Spergel
Received: 1 October 2015 / Accepted: 27 November 2015 / Published: 15 December 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Advances in Pediatric Food Allergy)
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Abstract

Many children now suffer with a food allergy, immunoglobulin E (IgE) and/or non-IgE mediated. Food allergies have a significant impact on the child’s quality of life, as well as that of their family, due to the resultant dietary restrictions and the constant threat of a potentially life-threatening reaction. At present, there is no cure for food allergies, but there are exciting advances occurring in the management of IgE mediated allergies, including a more active approach to management with anticipatory screening testing, early introduction of common food allergens, active tolerance induction, use of biologics and active risk management. These areas will be discussed in this review. View Full-Text
Keywords: food; allergy; children; immunotherapy; probiotics food; allergy; children; immunotherapy; probiotics
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Anagnostou, K.; Swan, K.; Fox, A.T. Recent Advances in Management of Pediatric Food Allergy. Children 2015, 2, 439-452.

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