Updated ASCIA Guide - Milk Substitutes in Cow’s Milk Allergy
The ASCIA Guide - Milk Substitutes in Cow’s Milk Allergy has been updated to include a new amino acid formula option, 'Essential Care Jr' which is available from Cortex Health and listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
The updated ASCIA Guide is available at www.allergy.org.au/hp/papers/guide-for-milk-substitutes-cows-milk-allergy
The ASCIA Guide can be used to advise parents and carers who are affected by recent supply issues for specialised infant formula from the following companies:
- Abbott - Some EleCare, Similac and Alimentum products www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/infant-formula-recall
- Bayer - Novalac Allergy www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/bayer-novalac-allergy-infant-formula-update
- Nutricia - Allerpro Syneo Stages 1 and 2, Pepti Junior and Neocate Junior Unflavoured www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/info-updates/nutricia-allergy-formula-supply-issues
This news item was first issued on 28 February 2022 and updated on 24 March 2022 by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), the peak professional body for clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.