1. What is most common disorder of immune system? Affects how much of population?
2. What are 8 most common food allergens?
3. Define allergy
4. Where can allergy occur?
5. What is allergy mediated by? (2)
6. What are 4 common types of allergies?
1. Allergy - 20%
2. Peanuts, tree nut, shellfish, egg, fish, wheat, soy, milk
3. Allergy - rapid, hypersensitive response of the body's immune system to certain antigenes (allergens)
4. skin, GI tract, respiratory tract, etc
5. IgE cells and mast cells
6. Food allergens, seasonal allergens, exercise-induced allergens, exercise-induced food allergens