Osborne, Nicholas J; Koplin, Jennifer J; Martin, Pamela E; Gurrin, Lyle C; Lowe, Adrian; Matheson, M; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Wake, Melissa; Tang, Mimi; Dharmage, Shyamali; Allen, K J
Background: Several indicators suggest that food allergy in infants is common and possibly increasing. Few studies have used oral food challenge to measure this phenomenon at the population level. Objective: To measure the prevalence of common IgE-mediated childhood food allergies in a population-based sample of 12-month-old infants by using predetermined food challenge criteria to measure outcomes. Methods: A sampling frame was used to select recruitment areas to attain a representative...[Show more]
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