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Ovomucoid is not superior to egg white testing in predicting tolerance to baked egg.

Authors
  • Bartnikas, Lisa M
  • Sheehan, William J
  • Larabee, Katherine S
  • Petty, Carter
  • Schneider, Lynda C
  • Phipatanakul, Wanda
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology In Practice
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
1
Issue
4
Pages
354–360
Identifiers
PMID: 24013255
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Most children with egg allergy in this study passed baked egg challenges. Ovomucoid sIgE, although a useful clinical predictor of baked egg tolerance, was not superior to egg white SPT or sIgE in predicting outcome of baked egg challenge.

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