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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: IgE-binding to vicilin-like antimicrobial peptides is associated with systemic reactions to macadamia nut

  Nut allergic Nut tolerant
Number patients 82 27
Macadamia nut allergy 10 NA
Macadamia nut tolerance 3 15
Not explicitly reported 69 12
Age (median [IQR]) 28 [18–62] 33 [20–55]
Sex female [n, %] 57 [70%] 20 [74%]
Food challengea [n, %] 13 [16%] 13 [48%]
Macadamia allergic patients
Patient Reported symptoms Severitya
MA-1 swelling lips, OAS, vomiting Grade 3
MA-2 itching palate, swelling throat Grade 3
MA-3 OAS Grade 1
MA-4 OAS Grade 1
MA-5 OAS Grade 1
MA-6 OAS Grade 1
MA-7 OAS, swelling throat, hoarseness, dyspnoea Grade 4
MA-8 OAS, vomiting, dyspnoea Grade 3
MA-9 OAS, angio-oedema, dyspnoea Grade 4
MA-10 OAS, dyspnoea Grade 4
  1. OAS oral allergy syndrome
  2. aSeverity score based on Sampson score [9]
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