Allergy to macadamia nut

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
D E Pallares

Abstract

Nuts are one of the most common foods causing allergic reactions in children and adults although an allergic reaction to macadamia nut has been reported only once previously. To report a case of macadamia nut-induced allergic reaction. Skin prick test with macadamia nut was performed in a private practice office. The results demonstrated type-I hypersensitivity reaction with macadamia nut. Macadamia nut ingestion can cause immediate-type allergic reactions.

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Dec 4, 2004·Allergy·M LerchA J Bircher
May 25, 2010·Acta Clinica Belgica·K J De KnopD G Ebo
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