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Prevalence and Characteristics of Adult-Onset Food Allergy


Prevalence and Characteristics of Adult-Onset Food Allergy

Toral A Kamdar et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract.

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Conflicts of interest: The rest of the authors declare that they have no relevant conflicts of interest.


Figure 1
Figure 1
The incidence of adult-onset food allergy by age (A) and frequency of reactions, determined by history, requirement for epinephrine prescription and emergency department (ED) visit, by age group (B) (n = 78 for ages 18-27 years old, n = 51 for ages 28-37 years old, n = 16 for ages 38-47, n=9 for ages 48-57 years old, n = 9 for ages >57 years old).
Figure 2
Figure 2
The incidence of specific food triggers for adult-onset food allergy, determined by clinical history and positive SPT. Other food allergies (n = 1) included the following: ackee fruit, apple, basil, buckwheat, beef, homemade beer, celery, corn, cottonseed oil, ginger, green beans, green pepper, mango, nectarine, paprika, peach, pork, potato, spinach, tomato, and zucchini.

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