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Changes in peanut allergy prevalence in different ethnic groups in 2 time periods

Published:October 28, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2014.09.022
      Peanut allergy (PA) is one of the most serious of the food hypersensitivities and appears to be increasing in prevalence. The prevalence of PA in industrialized countries, such as the United States and United Kingdom (UK),
      • Sicherer S.H.
      • Munoz-Furlong A.
      • Sampson H.A.
      Prevalence of peanut and tree nut allergy in the United States determined by means of a random digit dial telephone survey: a 5-year follow-up study.
      appears to be higher than in the developing world, even among atopic children.
      • Luyt D.K.
      • Davis G.
      • Dance M.
      • Simmank K.
      • Patel D.
      Clinical characteristics of black asthmatic children.
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