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The management of peanut allergy
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    Peanut anaphylaxis diagnosis
    • Giorgio Ciprandi, Allergist
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      • Mariangela Tosca, Giovanni Arturo Rossi

    The peanut allergy (PA) prevalence is about 1-2% in children. PA may account also for severe food allergy, such as anaphylaxis (1). The severity of reactions may depend on the type of allergen component sensitization. In this regard, at least 11 peanut allergen proteins have been identified and characterized. Ara h 1, 2, and 3 are the major peanut allergens and belong to the seed storage proteins family (Ara h 1 is a vi...

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