Egg allergy most commonly presents in infancy and around 1 in 50 children has an egg allergy. An updated guideline for the management of egg allergy has been announced by the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI). The guideline was revised by the BSACI Standards of Care Committee, which includes allergists, allergy specialist dieticians and psychologists working with egg-allergic patients, and the recommendations are evidence based.
The guideline is intended for allergists and others with a special interest in allergy. It covers diagnosis and treatment of patients with egg allergy, guidance for families with egg allergic children, as well as adult egg allergic patients.
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Sarah Baker, Interim CEO of the Anaphylaxis Campaign said: –
‘The updated BSACI 2021 guideline for the management of egg allergy is a brilliant resource for all healthcare professionals working with egg allergic children and adults. The guideline is key for healthcare professionals to best support their patients with egg allergy, and to provide up to date advice to patients and their families.’
Click the link to access the BSACI 2021 guideline for the management of egg allergy.