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Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2004 Oct;27(2):105-14.

Food allergy: opportunities and challenges in the clinical practice of allergy and immunology.

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  • 1Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC, 1136 East Stuart Street, Suite 3200, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA.


Food allergy offers numerous opportunities and challenges for the allergy and clinical immunology specialist. Physicians with board certification in allergy and clinical immunology should be the main source of reliable clinical information to educate patients with food-related disorders. There has been a wealth of reliable information published related to food allergy that can be utilized by health care providers in clinical practice. This includes information about the cross-reactivity of food allergens, the evaluation of potential new therapies, and the practical application of new diagnostic methods and management strategies. This article addresses some of the new developments in food allergy, with an emphasis on cross-reactvity of food allergens, recombinant food allergens, and potential future therapies for food allergy.

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