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Consensus Communication on Early Peanut Introduction and the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in High-Risk Infants


During the 2015 AAAAI Annual Meeting in Houston, Professor Gideon Lack, MB, BCh, presented the highly anticipated results from the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study, providing evidence that early introduction of peanuts offers protection from the development of peanut allergies. The results were simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

Although the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is set to convene a group this summer to update the 2010 food allergy guidelines, a "Consensus Communication on Early Peanut Introduction and the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in High-Risk Infants" has been produced in order to give healthcare providers around the world a unified message while the official guidelines update is in process.

This document was a collaboration between the AAAAI, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the Israel Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the Japanese Society for Allergology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and the World Allergy Organization.

The document was published by the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) and you can read it here. Corresponding media alerts were also issued, which can be found here.

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