Vassallo, Milo F; Banerji, Aleena; Rudders, Susan A; Clark, Sunday; Mullins, Raymond; Camargo, Carlos A
Background: The prevalence of food allergy is rising, and etiologic factors remain uncertain. Evidence implicates a role for vitamin D in the development of atopic diseases. Based on seasonal patterns of UV-B exposure (and consequent vitamin D status), we hypothesized that patients with food allergy are more often born in fall or winter. Objective: To investigate whether season of birth is associated with food allergy. Methods: We performed a multicenter medical record review of all patients...[Show more]
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