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Table 1 Data from Hazelnut allergic patients

From: Further studies on the biological activity of hazelnut allergens

Source Reference Age Gender Hazelnut allergy Other food allergies Other allergies
symptoms SPT CAP specific IgE (kU/L)
Strasbourg, France 1 49 f Rhinitis, Conjunctivitis, Asthma ++ 9.7 kiwi, ananas no
2 17 m Rhinitis, Conjunctivitis ++ >100.0 peanut, apple, celery, soya, walnut, sesame, kiwi, carrot, tomato, cherry, fig cat
3 25 f Rhinitis, Conjunctivitis ++ 31.2   no
4 30 m Rhinitis, Conjunctivitis, Asthma + 1   house dust mite
5 33 f Rhinitis, Conjunctivitis, Asthma ++ >100.0   cat
Athens, Greece 6 42 f   + 1.7 peanut, cabbage, pepper, honey Resp Allergy Rhinitis
7 24 f   2.6 almond Resp Allergy Rhinitis, Asthma
8 21 m OAS + 1.0 eggplant no
9 36 m Asymptomatic sensitization 3.0 walnut Resp Allergy Rhinitis
10 27 m OAS ++ 5.1 peanut, walnut, almond, cashew, pistachio, peach, apple, appricot, mustard, corn Resp Allergy Rhinitis, Asthma
11 21 f OAS + 0.5 peach, walnut Resp Allergy Rhinitis
12 18 f Asymptomatic sensitization 28.5 cabbage, wheat no
13    Hazelnut allergy history     
14 8 m OAS ++ n/a egg no
15        
16    hazelnut allergy history     
Madrid, Spain 17 34 f urticaria + contact urticaria ++ 5.1 lentil, chickpea, bean, pea, soybean, sunflower seed, pine nut grass and olive pollen allergies - rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma
18 4 m OAS ++ 2.3 walnut NO
19 16 f tongue angioedema ++ 7.3 walnut, vetchling pollen allergy - rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma - due to grass, cypress and plane tree pollens
Zurich, Switzerland 20        
21        
  1. Asymptomatic sensitization: SPT results (−,+ or ++ according to the SPT/histamine wheal size ratio) or/and specific IgE (CAP) to hazelnut in the absence of clinical symptoms
  2. No information was available for Zurich patients
  3. OAS Oral Allergy Syndrom