Standardization of double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenges

Allergy. 2001;56 Suppl 67:75-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2001.00922.x.

Abstract

At present, no international agreement on standardized protocols for use in double-blind placebo-controlled food challenge exists. There is a great need for such standardization, both for clinical and for scientific reasons.

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Allergens / administration & dosage*
  • Allergens / adverse effects
  • Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic / methods
  • Controlled Clinical Trials as Topic / standards*
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Food Hypersensitivity / diagnosis*
  • Food* / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Placebos
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Reference Standards

Substances

  • Allergens
  • Placebos