Yet another month in lockdown here in the UK, the children won’t go back to school until September at the earliest and we continue to work from home.
Lots of interesting stuff this month including a Covid-19/allergy study in children which was reassuring.
Phenotyping peach‐allergic patients sensitised to LTP and analysing severity biomarkers. LTP means Lipid Transfer Protein and are found in fruit, vegetables and cereals – you can read more about them on an informative page at Anaphylaxis Campaign here.
May rotavirus vaccine be affect food allergy prevalence? Spoiler alert for those that don’t click on the links – it was found that there was no significant increase in food allergy following vaccination.
Clinical characteristics of 182 pediatric COVID‐19 patients with different severities and allergic status. There was no difference between allergic and non‐allergic COVID‐19 children in disease incidence, clinical features, laboratory and immunological findings. Allergy was not a risk factor for developing and severity of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection and hardly influenced the disease course of COVID‐19 in children.
Insights into pediatric pollen food allergy syndrome. Also known as Oral Allergy Syndrome
This is a blog and should not be used for advice on diagnosis or treatments. If you think you may have a food allergy please contact your GP in the first instance to discuss treatment options.