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Molecular diagnosis of egg allergy

Published inCurrent opinion in allergy and clinical immunology, vol. 11, no. 3, p. 210-215
Publication date2011
Abstract

Allergy to hen's egg is common in infancy and childhood. Oral food challenges are often required to diagnose egg allergy, because of the limitation in the diagnostic accuracy of skin test and specific IgE to egg white. New molecular diagnostic technologies have been recently introduced into allergological research. In this article, we will review the recent literature regarding the potential value of these tests for the clinical management of egg-allergic patients.

Keywords
  • Allergens/immunology
  • Child
  • Disease Progression
  • Egg Hypersensitivity/diagnosis/physiopathology
  • Epitope Mapping
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin E/blood
  • Immunoglobulin G/blood
  • Microarray Analysis
  • Ovalbumin/immunology
  • Ovomucin/immunology
  • Pathology, Molecular/methods
  • Prognosis
  • Recombinant Proteins/immunology
Citation (ISO format)
CAUBET, Jean-Christoph Roger J-P et al. Molecular diagnosis of egg allergy. In: Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology, 2011, vol. 11, n° 3, p. 210–215. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0b013e3283464d1b
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