Top articles about food allergy in May 2012

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles about food allergy in May 2012:

Oral food challenge may be assessed as falsely negative if a cumulative dose on another day is also not administered. A recent study suggested the inclusion of a second day with a cumulative dose to ensure a correct outcome of oral food challenges, avoiding false-negative results. http://goo.gl/z6GoE

Eating out can be a nerve-racking experience if you have a food allergy, especially when restaurant staff think they know best http://goo.gl/JheZM

Using fruit to improving anaphylaxis care - use your expired injectable epinephrine on an orange, an allergists suggest http://goo.gl/AQIxw

Oral food challenges: Adults had more severe symptoms than children, and peanut caused the most severe reactions http://goo.gl/NK3og

Strong association between higher Peanut-IgE levels and reaction severity in peanut allergy http://goo.gl/9iusj

Ovomucoids IgE is a better marker than egg white-specific IgE to diagnose boiled egg allergy http://goo.gl/7N6gj

School teachers are poorly informed about anaphylaxis - there is urgent need to teach the teachers (study from Turkey) http://goo.gl/hFbQE

The Medical Minute: Food Allergies - Best Approach to Testing and Diagnosis http://goo.gl/Ti6TI

"The You and Your Food Allergy scale" is the first quality of life scale for UK teenagers http://goo.gl/uVgVX

The articles were selected from my Twitter and Google Reader streams.

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