Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-48918
Geroldinger-Simic, M; Zelniker, T; Aberer, W; Ebner, C H; Eggers, C; Greiderer, A; Prem, N; Lidholm, J; Ballmer-Weber, B K; Vieths, S; Bohle, B (2011). Birch pollen-related food allergy: clinical aspects and the role of allergen-specific IgE and IgG4 antibodies. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 127(3):616-622.e1.
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Birch pollen-related food allergy is highly prevalent and often perennial. High food allergen-specific IgG(4)/IgE ratios seem associated with food tolerance, potentially because specific IgG(4) blocks IgE binding to food allergens. Thus, the presence of food allergen-specific IgG(4) antibodies is no diagnostic marker for birch pollen-related food allergy.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Dermatology Clinic|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||04 Aug 2011 12:48|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 22:14|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 21|
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