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Food Allergen Challenges References

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Bindslev-Jensen, C., Ballmer-Weber, B. K., Bengtsson, U., Blanco, C., Hourihane, J., Knulst, A. C., … Werfel, T. (2004). Standardization of food challenges in patients with immediate reactions to foods – position paper from the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Allergy, 59 (7), 690-697.

Bock, S. A., Sampson, H. A., Atkins, F. M., Zeiger, R. S., Lehrer, S., Sachs, M., Bush, R. K., & Metcalfe, D. D. (1988). Double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (CBPCFC) as an office procedure: a manual. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 82 (6), 986-997.

Boyce, J. A., Assa’ad, A., Wesley Burks, A., Jones, S. M., Sampson, H. A., Wood, R. A., … Schwaninger, J. M. (2010). Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States: Report of the NIAID-Sponsored Expert Panel. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 126 (6), S1-58.

Burks, A. W., Tang, M., Sicherer, S., Muraro, A., Eigenmann, P. A., Ebisawa, M., … Sampson, H. A. (2012). ICON: Food allergy, J Allergy Clin Immunol, 129 (4), 906-920.

Eapen, A. A., Kloepfer, K. M., Leickly, F. E., Slaven, J. E., Vitalpur, G. (2019). Oral food challenge failures among foods restricted because of atopic dermatitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, 122(2):193-197. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.10.012

Gray, P. E., Mehr, S., Katelaris, C. H., Wainstein, B. K., Star, A., Campbell, D.,…Ziegler, J. B. (2013). Salicylate elimination diets in children: is food restriction supported by the evidence? Med J Aust, 198(11):600-2. doi: 10.5694/mja12.11255.

Niggemann, B. & Beyer, K. (2007). Diagnosis of food allergy in children: toward a standardization of food challenge. J Paed Gastro Nutrition, 45 (4), 399-404.

Nowark-Wegrzyn, A., Assa’ad, A. H., Bahna, S. L., Sicherer. S. H., & Teuber, S. S. (2009). Work group report: Oral food challenge testing. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 123(6), S365-383.

Sampson, H. A., Gerth van Wijk, R., Bindslev-Jensen, C., Sicherer, S., Teuber, S. S., Burks, A. W., … Chinchilli, V.M. (2012). Standardizing double-blind, placebo-controlled oral food challenges: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology-European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology PRACTALL consensus report. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 130 (6), 1260-1274.

Sicherer, S. H., & Sampson, H. A. (2018). Food allergy: A review and update on epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, and management. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 141 (1), 41-58.

Spergel, J. M., Beausoleil, J. L., Fiedler, J. M., Ginsberg, J., Wagner, K., & Pawlowski, N. A. (2004). Correlation of initial food reactions to observed reactions on challenges. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, 92, 217-224.

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