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Differentiating Food Allergies from Food Intolerances

Overview of attention for article published in Current Gastroenterology Reports, July 2011
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#24 of 381)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)

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4 tweeters
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Title
Differentiating Food Allergies from Food Intolerances
Published in
Current Gastroenterology Reports, July 2011
DOI 10.1007/s11894-011-0215-7
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Authors

Stefano Guandalini, Catherine Newland

Abstract

Adverse reactions to foods are extremely common, and generally they are attributed to allergy. However, clinical manifestations of various degrees of severity related to ingestion of foods can arise as a result of a number of disorders, only some of which can be defined as allergic, implying an immune mechanism. Recent epidemiological data in North America showed that the prevalence of food allergy in children has increased. The most common food allergens in the United States include egg, milk, peanut, tree nuts, wheat, crustacean shellfish, and soy. This review examines the various forms of food intolerances (immunoglobulin E [IgE] and non-IgE mediated), including celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Immune mediated reactions can be either IgE mediated or non-IgE mediated. Among the first group, Immediate GI hypersensitivity and oral allergy syndrome are the best described. Often, but not always, IgE-mediated food allergies are entities such as eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteropathy. Non IgE-mediated immune mediated food reactions include celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, two increasingly recognized disorders. Finally, non-immune mediated reactions encompass different categories such as disorders of digestion and absorption, inborn errors of metabolism, as well as pharmacological and toxic reactions.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 89 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 21 23%
Student > Master 15 16%
Researcher 14 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 13%
Student > Postgraduate 6 7%
Other 24 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 41 45%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 18%
Unspecified 6 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 7%
Immunology and Microbiology 4 4%
Other 18 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 17. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 February 2018.
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#894,398
of 13,025,266 outputs
Outputs from Current Gastroenterology Reports
#24
of 381 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,012
of 84,777 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Gastroenterology Reports
#1
of 4 outputs
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