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The analysis of egg and milk allergens in children patients

  • Li He1 and
  • Qin Yuan Chen1
Clinical and Translational Allergy20111(Suppl 1):P21

https://doi.org/10.1186/2045-7022-1-S1-P21

Published: 12 August 2011

Keywords

Public HealthFood AllergyChild PatientMilk AllergenFluorescent ELISA

Background

To investigate the Status of children allergic toegg and milk.

Methods

Serum special IgE antibody (SIgE) levels against egg and milk allergens were detected by fluorescent ELISA.

Results

The positive rates of SIgE against the egg allergen and the milk allergen of children were 33.1% and 25.7%, respectively. The positive rates of egg allergen in 0-3, 3-6 years group were significantly higher than those of 6-14 years group(P< 0.05). The positive rates of milk allergen in 0-3 years group were significantly higher than those of 3-6,6-14 years group (P<0.05).

Conclusions

The positive rates of egg and milk allergens in children were decrease as the age of children increased.

Key words

Egg, Milk, SIgE, Food allergy, Children

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Women and Children Health Institute of Futian, Shenzhen, China, Pediatrics, Shenzhen, China

Copyright

© He and Chen; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2011

This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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