Research study in Melbourne
Can Egg Allergic Kids Eat Baked Egg? The CAKE Study.
You are invited to participate in a study that aims to find out if eating products that contain baked egg
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS STUDY?
• Children between 6 months and 5 years of age with;
- A known egg allergy because they have eaten egg and had an immediate reaction or
- Suspected egg allergy because they have had a documented positive skin test or blood test to egg, but have not eaten egg yet.
• All children need to be on an egg free diet and need to be able to have food challenges to egg.
This research project is being run by the Allergy Unit at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and the Women’s and Children’s Health Research Institute, Adelaide.
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Do you have a child starting kindergarten in 2013 with a food allergy? If so, would you like to be part of a new study?
THIS STUDY HAS CEASED RECRUITMENT OF FAMILIES. (March 2013)
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Are you pregnant or have just given birth to a child? Do you or anyone in your family have allergies?
The Department of Allergy at The Children's Hospital at Westmead are investigating whether early introduction of egg into a baby's diet affects later development of allergies. If your baby has a sibling or parent with an allergy, then please contact us for further information:
Study participants will be offered a full allergy assessment. This study is supported by The Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation. This study has been approved by The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Ethics Committee with approval number 10/CHW/4.
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