TITLE

Food Allergy and the Irritable Bowel Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Zwetchkenbaum, John F.; Burakoff, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1988, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p901
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses recent literature on food allergy, and its possible role in the irritable bowel syndrome. Definition of food allergy; Diagnosis of food hypersensitivity; Tests that use food extracts in assessing Immunoglobulin E-mediated food hypersensitivity.
ACCESSION #
16222317

 

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