Allergen Immunotherapy for IgE-Mediated Food Allergy: there is a measure in everything to a proper proportion of therapy

Year Published: 2019


Pediatr Allergy Immunol


Pajno GB, Castagnoli R, Antonella M, Alvaro-Lozano M, Akdis CA, Akdis M, Arasi S


This article reviews the current evidence surrounding use of immunotherapy in treating food allergies, like a peanut allergy.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Food allergy immunotherapy may be a good option that can reduce the risk of a potential life-threatening reaction if an allergen is accidentally ingested. The authors recommend, however, that research should consider a personalized approach to treatment for each patient, taking into account safety and quality of life. More research is needed to identify biomarkers and immunological pathways involved in immunotherapy treatments.