TABLE 4

Allergological Data on Infants (N = 40) With Rectal Bleeding

n (%)
Family history of atopy/asthma23 (58)
Atopic eczema15 (38)
    On admission8 (20)
    During follow-up7 (18)
Positive RAST
    On admission0 (0)
    At the age of 1 y
    Cow's milk4 (10)
    Egg3 (8)
    Wheat1 (3)
Positive skin-prick test
    Cow's milk2 (5)
    Egg1 (3)
    Wheat0 (0)
Diagnosis of cow's milk allergy7 (18)
    On dietary intervention2 (5)
    On cow's milk challenge5 (13)
  • RAST indicates radioallergosorbent assay (positive indicates ≥0.4 kU/L).