Prevalence of egg sensitization in Turkish infants based on skin prick test

Kucukosmanoglu E., Yazi D., Yesil O., AKKOÇ T., Gezer M., Bakirci N., ...More

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.36, no.3, pp.141-144, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0301-0546(08)72538-2
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-144
  • Keywords: skin prick test, egg allergy, sensitization, infants, allergic diseases, ALLERGIC SENSITIZATION, FOOD CHALLENGES, DOUBLE-BLIND, CHILDREN, STANDARDIZATION, HISTORY, 1-YEAR, AGE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: Egg allergy is one of the most frequent allergies in infants. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of sensitization to egg in infants based on skin prick test results and to evaluate associated allergic conditions by questionnaire.