Prevalence of immediate hypersensitivity reactions to cow's milk in infants based on skin prick test and questionnaire

Kucukosmanoglu E., Yazi D., Yesil O., AKKOÇ T., Gezer M., Ozdemir C., ...More

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.36, no.5, pp.254-258, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0301-0546(08)75219-4
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.254-258
  • Keywords: Immediate hypersensitivity, Cow's milk allergy, Skin prick test, Allergic diseases, Infant, 1ST 3 YEARS, ALLERGEN AVOIDANCE, ADVERSE-REACTIONS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, CLINICAL-COURSE, ATOPIC DISEASE, YOUNG-CHILDREN, FOLLOW-UP, PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Cow's milk (CM) hypersensitivity is one of the most frequent hypersensitivities in infants. The objective of our study was to investigate the prevalence of immediate hypersensitivity to CM based on skin prick test results and to evaluate associated allergic conditions ascertained by questionnaire in infants living in Istanbul.