Table of Contents

pt. 1: Adverse reactions to food antigens: basic science. Mucosal immunity / Shradha Agarwal, Lloyd Mayer.
The immunological basis of IgE-mediated reactions / Gernot Sellge, Stephan C. Bischoff.
The immunologic basis of non-IgE-mediated reactions / Ashraf Uzzaman, Hirsh D. Komarow.
Food allergens : molecular and immunological characteristics / Heimo Breiteneder, E.N. Clare Mills.
Biotechnology and genetic engineering / Gary A. Bannon ... [et al.].
Food allergen thresholds of reactivity / Steve L. Taylor, Jonathan O'B. Hourihane.
Development of immunological tolerance to food antigens / Bengt Björkstén.
pt. 2: Adverse reactions to food antigens: clinical science. The spectrum of allergic reactions to foods / Stacie M. Jones, A. Wesley Burks.
Eczema and food hypersensitivity / David M. Fleischer, Donald Y.M. Leung.
Other IgE- and non-IgE-mediated reactions of the skin / Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Morten Osterballe.
Oral allergy syndrome / Julie Wang.
The respiratory tract and food hypersensitivity / Philippe A. Eigenmann, John M. James.
Anaphylaxis and food allergy / Hugh A. Sampson.
Infantile colic and food allergy / Ralf G. Heine, David J. Hill, Clifford S. Hosking.
Eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroenteritis, and colitis / James P. Franciosi, Jonathan E. Markowitz, Chris A. Liacouras.
Food protein-induced enterocolitis and enteropathies / Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn.
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy / Alberto Rubio-Tapia, Joseph A. Murray.
Occupational reactions to food allergens / Maxcie Sikora ... [et al.].
pt. 3: Adverse reactions to foods: diagnosis. In vitro diagnostic methods in the evaluation of food hypersensitivity / Staffan Ahlstedt, Lars Söderström, Anita Kober.
In vivo diagnosis : skin testing and challenge procedures / Scott H. Sicherer.
IgE tests : in vitro diagnosis / Kirsten Beyer.
Atopy patch testing / Bodo Niggemann.
Elimination diets and oral food challenges / Scott H. Sicherer.
General approach to diagnosis : IgE- and non-IgE- mediated reactions / S. Allan Bock, Hugh A. Sampson.
Hidden and cross-reacting food allergens / Scott H. Sicherer.
Controversial practices and unproven methods in allergy / Jennifer A. Namazy, Ronald A. Simon.
pt.4: Adverse reactions to food additives. Asthma and food additives / Robert K. Bush, Michelle M. Montalbano.
Urticaria, angioedema, and anaphylaxis provoked by food and drug additives / John V. Bosso, Ronald A. Simon.
Sulfites / Steve L. Taylor, Robert K. Bush, Julie A. Nordlee.
Monosodium glutamate / Katharine M. Woessner.
Tartrazine, azo, and non-azo dyes / Donald D. Stevenson.
Adverse reactions to the antioxidants butylated hydroxyanisole and butylated hydroxytoluene / Richard W. Weber.
Adverse reactions to benzoates and parabens / John M. Fahrenholz, Keegan M. Smith.
Food colorings and flavors.
pt. 5: Contemporary topics in adverse reactions to foods. Pharmacologic food reactions / Robert W. Keeton Jr., James L. Baldwin, Andrew M. Singer.
The management of food allergy / Anne Muñoz-Furlong, Hugh A. Sampson.
The natural history of food allergy / Robert A. Wood --Prevention of food allergy / Gideon Lack, George Du Toit.
Diets and nutrition / Marion Groetch.
Food toxicology / Steve L. Taylor.
Seafood toxins / Soheil Chegini, Dean D. Metcalfe.
Neurological reactions to foods and food additives / Richard W. Weber.
Experimental approaches to the study of food allergy / M. Cecilia Berin.
Food allergy : psychological considerations / Lourdes B. de Asis, Ronald A. Simon.
Foods and rheumatologic diseases / Lisa K. Stamp, Leslie G. Cleland.
Therapeutic approaches under development / Miae Oh, Hugh A. Sampson, Xiu-Min Li.
Food-dependent exercise- and pressure-induced syndromes / Adam N. Williams, Ronald A. Simon.
Appendix: Allergen avoidance handouts.