SOURCES:

Maria Garcia-Lloret, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, UCLA Health; co-director, UCLA food allergy clinic.

Erica Broido, Los Angeles.

UCLA Health: “Spotlight on Food Allergies: Pediatrics Allergy and Immunology Care.”

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: “LEAP Study Results.”

American Academy of Pediatrics News: “New guidelines detail use of ‘infant-safe’ peanut to prevent allergy.”

Food Allergy Research & Education: “Peanut Allergy: Learn about peanut allergy, how to read food labels and how to avoid eating peanuts,” “Facts and Statistics,” “Food Allergy Facts and Statistics for the U.S.,” “Update on Immunotherapies for Peanut Allergy,” “Report From AAAAI: Recent Findings in Peanut Immunotherapy,” “Common Allergens.”

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: “Increasing Rates of Allergies and Asthma,” “Patients Taking Lower Maintenance Doses of Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Still Achieve Desensitization.”

Business Insider: “Why so many Americans are allergic to peanuts.”


The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: “A pilot study of omalizumab to facilitate rapid oral desensitization in high-risk peanut allergic patients.”


Drugs: “Sublingual vs Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy: Identifying the Right Approach.”

Mayo Clinic: “Anaphylaxis.”


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