Journal article

Genetic determinants of paediatric food allergy: A systematic review

Noor HA Suaini, Yichao Wang, Victoria X Soriano, David J Martino, Katrina J Allen, Justine A Ellis, Jennifer J Koplin

ALLERGY | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The genetic determinants of food allergy have not been systematically reviewed. We therefore systematically reviewed the literature on the genetic basis of food allergy, identifying areas for further investigation. METHODS: We searched three electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE and PubMed) on 9 January 2018. Two authors screened retrieved articles for review according to inclusion criteria and extracted relevant information on study characteristics and measures of association. Eligible studies included those that reported an unaffected nonatopic control group, had genetic information and were carried out in children. RESULTS: Of the 2088 studies retrieved, 32 met our inclusion c..

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