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Predicting Tolerance to Milk By Age 4 in Infant with Cow's Milk Hypersensitivity

Purpose:

To determine the likelihood that an infant with cow milk hypersensitivity will be tolerant by 4 years of age.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Nutrition
Pedatrics

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Z88

Description:

Vanto et al developed equations for predicting whether an infant with cow's milk allergy is likely to be milk tolerant by 4 years of age. This can help distinguish mild from severe hypersensitivity reactions. The authors are from Turku University Hospital and University of Helsinki in Finland.

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