Food Allergy in the Breastfed Infant

Kirsi Järvinen-Seppo, MD, PhD


May 13, 2014

Continuation of Case: Diagnostic Testing

The infant is now 9 months of age, and her diet includes breast milk with strict maternal avoidance of milk, fruits, vegetables, pork, chicken, oat, rice, and legumes. Her food-specific IgE test (radioallergosorbent test [RAST]) is positive to milk at 0.71 and egg at 1.78 kU/L and negative to beef and soy. Skin-prick testing is positive to milk and egg and negative to beef, soy, wheat, peanut, and strawberry.


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