Immunologic mechanisms in adverse reactions to foods

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Abstract

The normal host will develop immune tolerance to ingested food nutrients. When oral tolerance fails to develop, however, a variety of hypersensitivity disorders may develop secondary to immunopathogenic mechanisms. The immunologic mechanisms responsible for various food hypersensitivity disorders are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)701-716
Number of pages16
JournalImmunology and Allergy Clinics of North America
Volume11
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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