Share of Cost – Researchers estimate 17% of food-allergic children have sesame allergy

Monday, Aug. 24th 2020 8:44 AM

Scientists find sesame antibody testing predicts sesame allergy in food-allergic children

Investigators have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a child with food allergy is allergic to sesame.

Source: NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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