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Prevalence of sensitization and allergy to potato in a large population

  • Anca Mirela Chiriac
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author: Anca Mirela Chiriac, MD, Allergy Unit, Arnaud de Villeneuve Hospital, University Hospital of Montpellier, 371, Avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud, 34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, Montpellier, France.
    Affiliations
    Division of Allergy, Department of Pulmonology, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France

    Pierre and Marie Curie University, University of Paris VI, Mixed Research Unit 1136, Epidemiology of Allergic and Respiratory Diseases Team, Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
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  • Jean Luc Bourrain
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    Division of Allergy, Department of Pulmonology, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
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  • Eve Lepicard
    Affiliations
    Institute of European Expertise in Physiology, Paris, France
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  • Nicolas Molinari
    Affiliations
    Department of Clinical Information, Clinical Research Unit, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France

    Montpellier University, Montpellier, France

    Alexander Grothendieck Montpellier Institute, Mixed Research Unit 5149, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
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  • Pascal Demoly
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    Division of Allergy, Department of Pulmonology, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, France

    Pierre and Marie Curie University, University of Paris VI, Mixed Research Unit 1136, Epidemiology of Allergic and Respiratory Diseases Team, Pierre Louis Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
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      The most important finding of our study resides in the absence of severe allergy to potato in a large population, suggestive of a good profile of tolerance to potato.
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