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Vol. 47. Issue 4.
Pages 401-408 (July - August 2019)
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Vol. 47. Issue 4.
Pages 401-408 (July - August 2019)
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DOI: 10.1016/j.aller.2018.11.001
Epidemiologic studies about food allergy and food sensitization in tropical countries. Results and limitations
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Jorge Sáncheza,
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, Andres Sáncheza,b
a Group of Clinical and Experimental Allergy, IPS Universitaria, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
b University corporation Rafael Nuñez, Immunology Department, Cartagena, Colombia
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Table 1. Difficulties found for food sensitization and food allergy study interpretation in tropical regions.
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The variety of foods and methods of preparation are part of the cultural identity of each population, and thus the main foods that cause symptoms vary among different regions. Due to their increasing frequency, Adverse Reactions to Food (AFR) have been the subject of extensive study, especially in North America and Europe but few studies have been conducted in other areas, especially in populations located in the tropics and subtropics. In this article, we review available information on the epidemiology of food sensitization and food allergies in tropical regions and explore the different epidemiological data considering the major food involved, the underlying immune mechanism and clinical symptoms partners. In addition, we identify the possible limitations and questions that arise from studies conducted in tropical countries, which helps to generate objectives for future research.

Keywords:
Allergy
Atopy
Dermatitis
Epidemiology
Food
Tropic

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