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At the first visit, 43 children had adverse food reactions, whereas at the end of the study sensitivity to one or more food allergens was found in 38 children.
Elimination trials with specific diets can be done to try to alleviate the symptoms and begin to prove that an adverse food reaction is the cause of the problems.
Other antibody tests (IgG, IgM, IgA) have not demonstrated an acceptable correlation with inflammation or clinical symptomatology in adverse food reactions.
Food intolerance: an adverse food reaction mediated by a non-immunologic mechanism.
Dietary exclusion can be useful but you need to use a goodquality hypoallergenic food for at least six weeks without any treats or table scraps to reduce the likelihood of an adverse food reaction.