Abstract Title:

Gluten-free food as source of hidden allergen (lupine).

Abstract Source:

Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Aug ;41(4):123-5. PMID: 19877566

Abstract Author(s):

G Rossi, S Amato, G Mistrello

Article Affiliation:

Ambulatorio di Allergologia - AUSL di Reggio Emilia, Milan, Italy.


A woman, 68 yrs, developed an anaphylactic reaction after tasting a few pieces of gluten-free pasta. She was not celiac but was preparing a meal for her celiac nephew. The culprit pasta contained lupine flour and lupine proteins. Prick test with lupine extract was positive. ELISA and immunoblot analysis showed the presence of specific IgE to lupine in patient's serum.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
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Additional Keywords : Glutenfree : CK(3) : AC(1)
Problem Substances : Lupine : CK(7) : AC(3)

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