Title
Macademia nut allergy: 2 case reports and a review of the literatureMacademia nut allergy: 2 case reports and a review of the literature
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Research group
Translational Pathophysiological Research (TPR)
Immunologie, allergologie, reumatologie
Laboratory Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics (LEMP)
Faculteit Geneeskunde
Publication type
article
Publication
Leuven,
Subject
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Acta clinica Belgica. - Leuven, 1946 - 1997
Volume/pages
65(2010):2, p. 129-132
ISSN
0001-5512
ISI
000278507500008
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
We report on 2 patients with anaphylaxis from Macadamia nut. Temporal relationship between consumption of the nut strongly suggested the diagnosis. Clinical suspicion was supported by the presence of positive specifi c IgE and/or the positive skin test and/or and the basophil activation test.
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