The importance of early peanut ingestion in the prevention of peanut allergy

Year Published: 2019



Agyemang A, Sicherer S


This article reviews the history and progression of peanut introduction guidelines in the US, and where we are in terms of implementation of the new guidelines. Barriers and successes are also discussed.

Key Findings

Key Findings: According to the author, " LEAP guideline implementation has proven to be successful, in the study setting, in decreasing the incidence of peanut allergy. However, its implementation in the community has been met with obstacles including low awareness among stakeholders, and access to testing when needed."