Allergen sensitization in a birth cohort at mid-childhood: focus on food component IgE and IgG4 responses.

Among 616 eight year old children in an unselected birth cohort the authors found strikingly different IgG4/IgE ratios to milk and peanut components. This finding was additionally related to discordant results between an extract and microchip component IgE assay.

Investigators
Abbreviation
J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.
Publication Date
2017-08-31
Pubmed ID
28867458
Medium
Print-Electronic
Full Title
Allergen sensitization in a birth cohort at mid-childhood: focus on food component IgE and IgG4 responses.
Authors
Wilson JM, Workman L, Schuyler AJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, McGowan EC, Oken E, Gold DR, Hamilton RG, Platts-Mills TAE