Esophageal String Test in Eosinophilic Esophagitis
The overall goal of this study is to develop a novel minimally invasive device, the Esophageal String Test (EST) to monitor esophageal inflammation during treatment of the rare disease Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in a safe and efficacious manner. This study is broken down into 2 specific aims: Specific Aim 1: Identify the EoE Biomarker Panel (EBP) that will improve the sensitivity and specificity of the EST for documenting esophageal inflammation in a 1-hour time point. Specific Aim 2: Validate the ability of the EST EBP to monitor therapeutic efficacy in a 1-hour sampling time. Funding Source - FDA OOPD
Extensively Hydrolyzed Infant Formula in Infants and Children With Cow's Milk Allergy
This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge to be conducted in infants or children with confirmed IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy (CMA), followed by a 7-day open feeding of the experimental formula.
Feasibility Study of a New Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Assay Method
The main objective is to study the feasibility of a new specific IgE assay using a bioluminescence technique in a pediatric and adult allergic population. For this, we will collect blood, and urine during a blood test scheduled for the follow-up of the patient.
Fibrostenotic Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Assessment Tools
This protocol addresses a central hypothesis that fibrostenotic Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is characterized by abnormal esophageal structure and compliance compared to non fibrostenotic EoE and that distinctive cellular and molecular profiles predict the fibrostenotic phenotype. This study aims to define and assess the changes that occur in the structure and dynamics of the esophageal wall in pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis along with characterizing the histologic and molecular patterns in fibrostenotic EoE.
Follow up of LEAP Participants and Their Families
This prospective, cross-sectional study is designed to improve understanding of how early-life introduction of peanuts may promote the development of tolerance at 12 years of age and will serve as an additional safety evaluation of this nutritional intervention.
Food Allergen OIT for Shrimp and Cashew
A prospective Phase 2, single-center, single-allergen OIT of cashew or shrimp in participants with proven allergies to either cashew or shrimp, respectively. We intend to treat 72 participants, ages 7 to 55 years with an allergy to either cashew, or shrimp determined by Double Blind-Placebo Controlled-Food Challenge (DBPCFC), allergy history, clinical symptoms, food-allergen (FA)-specific IgE levels, and skin prick test (SPT).
Food Allergy Registry at a Single Site
This is a registry of participants who are interested in being screened for clinical trials at a single site.
Food-Specific and Component IgE Threshold Levels That Predict Food Allergy in People With Elevated Total Serum IgE Levels and Atopic Dermatitis
Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD), also called eczema, makes skin dry, red, and itchy. People with AD are more likely to get a food allergy than people without AD. But some food allergy tests are not always accurate in people with AD. Researchers want to study if people are truly allergic to milk and/or peanuts. Objectives: To improve the ways doctors test for food allergy in people with AD. Eligibility: People ages 3 21 who have had AD; have a high total IgE level (an allergic antibody); might have a milk and/or peanut allergy; and are currently enrolled in another NIH study Design: ...
GERAP's Epidemiological Survey on Perioperative Hypersensitivity Reactions
Perioperative hypersensitivity reactions are still associated with significant morbidity and mortality despite early recognition and use of epinephrine. The epidemiology of these reactions evolves over time and changes with clinical practice. The main objective is to study the epidemiology of these reactions over a 10-year period, including patient phenotype, reaction phenotype and outcome of the allergic work-up.
Gradual Egg-tolerance Induction in Hen's Egg Allergic Children Who Tolerate Baked Egg (TETI-II Study)
The investigators want to test the hypothesis that a total period of 12 months of stepwise open egg introduction is not inferior when compared to a total period of 20 months gradual open egg introduction of a certain egg product with regard to full egg tolerance induction.