Table 2

Main demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population
IgE mediated cow’s milk allergy n=29 Non-IgE-mediated cow’s milk allergy n=31
Sex, m (%) 20 (69) 24 (77.4)
Age, m (95% CI) 35 (31.0–38.9) 39 (35.7–42.3)
Volume of milk eliciting positive challenge, ml (95% CI) 6 (1.9–10.2) 144.4
Time of onset of reactions, minutes (95 % CI) 48.1 (36.1–60.0) 1843.5 (1618.3–2068.8)
Concomitant multiple food allergies, n (%) 24 (82.7) 23 (74.1)
·Hen’s egg, n (%) 16 (66.7) 5 (21.7)
·Soy, n (%) 3 (12.5) 11 (47.8)
·Peanut, n (%) 10 (41.7) 0
·Wheat, n (%) 5 (20.8) 8 (34.8)
·Tree nut, n (%) 3 (12.5) 0
Gastrointestinal symptoms, n (%) 12 (41.4) 16 (51.6)
·Vomiting, n (%) 9 (31) 11 (35.5)
·Diarrhea, n (%) 4 (13.8) 20 (64.5)
·Hematochezia, n (%) 0 2 (6.4)
Cutaneous symptoms, n (%) 14 (48.3) 8 (2.6)
·Atopic dermatitis, n (%) 10 (71.4) 8 (100)
·Urticaria 4 (28.6) -
Respiratory symptoms, n (%) 14 (48.3) 0
Anaphylaxis, n (%) 6 (20.7) 0
Positive serum specific IgE to CMP, n (%) 26 (89.6) 0
Positive skin prick test to CMP, n (%) 28 (96.5) 0
Positive atopy patch test to CMP, n (%) 0 27 (87)

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Berni Canani et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-24

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