Potential treatments for food allergy. 2015


Potential treatments for food allergy.


This article presents an overview of potential treatments of food allergy, with an emphasis on various forms of immunotherapy (including oral immunotherapy, sublingual immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy, immunotherapy with modified food antigens, and immunotherapy with a recombinant peanut vaccine). Allergen nonspecific treatments, such as Chinese herbal formulas, probiotics/prebiotics, helminths, monoclonal antibodies, and toll-like receptor agonists, are also summarized.

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Desensitization; Food allergy; Food immunotherapy; Omalizumab; Tolerance

Link To:
Albin S1, Nowak-Węgrzyn A2.
Potential treatments for food allergy.
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2015 Feb;35(1):77-100. doi: 10.1016/j.iac.2014.09.011. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

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