How Common is Sesame Allergy?

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This study used survey responses from nearly 79,000 individuals to estimate how common sesame allergy is in the United States.

Authors: Ruchi S. Gupta, M.D., M.P.J., of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.9144)

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