Clinical manifestations caused by immunologic sensitivity to food are placed in proper perspective among the various causes of adverse reactions to food. The basic concepts and supporting data from scientific studies are described, from which a practical approach to clinical management of persons suspected of adverse reactions to foods was developed. The approach advocated has been successful in office and hospital practice, and confusion about food sensitivity can be avoided. Factors which have contributed to confusion and controversy about food "allergy" are discussed.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1981-09-01
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