Advances in food allergy in 2015

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Abstract

This review highlights research advances in food allergy that were published in the Journal in 2015. The world of food allergy research continues to rapidly accelerate, with increasing numbers of outstanding submissions to the Journal. In 2015, important studies on the epidemiology of food allergy were published, suggesting differential rates of food allergy in specific racial and ethnic groups. Even more importantly, studies were published identifying specific risk factors for the development of peanut allergy, as well as specific prevention strategies. We also saw new studies on the diagnosis of food allergy and potential approaches to the treatment of food allergy, as well as novel mechanistic studies helping to explain the immunologic correlates of food allergy and food desensitization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1541-1547
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume138
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

Keywords

  • Food allergy
  • IgE testing
  • allergy prevention
  • basophil activation test
  • diagnosis
  • immunotherapy
  • peanut allergy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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