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. 2015 Feb;35(1):77-100.
doi: 10.1016/j.iac.2014.09.011. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Potential Treatments for Food Allergy

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Potential Treatments for Food Allergy

Stephanie Albin et al. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. .

Abstract

This article presents an overview of potential treatments of food allergy, with an emphasis on various forms of immunotherapy (including oral immunotherapy, sublingual immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy, immunotherapy with modified food antigens, and immunotherapy with a recombinant peanut vaccine). Allergen nonspecific treatments, such as Chinese herbal formulas, probiotics/prebiotics, helminths, monoclonal antibodies, and toll-like receptor agonists, are also summarized.

Keywords: Desensitization; Food allergy; Food immunotherapy; Omalizumab; Tolerance.

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