PURPOSE OF THE STUDY.
To identify factors associated with peanut sensitization.
The study population included 512 infants aged 3 to 15 months with likely milk or egg allergy but no previous diagnosis of peanut allergy.
Enrollment criteria included history of immediate allergic reactions to cow's milk (and/or egg) and a positive skin-prick-test (SPT) result to milk (or egg if the clinical reaction was to egg) and/or moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis and a positive SPT result to milk or egg. This longitudinal study was aimed at observing the development of peanut …