Chapter 5. Milk and Eggs

  1. Isabel Skypala BSc Nutrition and Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, RD Specialist Allergy Dietitian Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies Honorary Senior Lecturer3,4 and
  2. Carina Venter BSc Dietetics, PG Dip Allergy, PhD, RD Senior Allergy Dietitian Senior Research Fellow5
  1. Tanya Wright BSc, RD, MSc Allergy Specialist Dietitian Allergy Services Coordinator1 and
  2. Rosan Meyer B Dietetics, M Nutrition, PhD, RD Paediatric Research Dietitian2

Published Online: 19 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch5

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

How to Cite

Wright, T. and Meyer, R. (2009) Milk and Eggs, in Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance (eds I. Skypala and C. Venter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312119.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK

  2. 4

    Imperial College London, UK

  3. 5

    David Hide Asthma and Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170369

Online ISBN: 9781444312119

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Keywords:

  • milk and eggs;
  • cow's-milk protein allergy (CMPA);
  • clinical spectrum, ranging from acute anaphylactic manifestations to atopic dermatitis;
  • Heiner's syndrome - food hypersensitivity pulmonary disease affecting infants;
  • non-IgE-mediated reactions, yielding negative allergy tests;
  • European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN);
  • secondary lactose intolerance, referring to patients that lose lactase activity;
  • osmotic load of unabsorbed lactose, causing secretion of fluid and electrolytes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cow's milk

  • Egg allergy