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Time-limited Specific Oral Tolerance Induction in Children With Severe Egg Allergy (EGGSOTI)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Iride Dello Iacono, Ospedale Buon Consiglio Fatebenefratelli Identifier:
First received: June 20, 2011
Last updated: September 19, 2011
Last verified: September 2011
Results First Received: June 24, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: - Egg Hypersensitivity
Intervention: Other: Specific oral tolerance induction

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Specific Oral Tolerance Induction Specific oral tolerance induction consisted in the administration of increasing amounts of food antigen
Control controls were kept on an egg-free diet for 6 months
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Specific Oral Tolerance Induction   Control   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 10   10   20 
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   10   10   20 
Between 18 and 65 years   0   0   0 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 7.033  (1.768)   7.676  (3.203)   7.354  (2.607) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   5   5   10 
Male   5   5   10 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
Italy   10   10   20 

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Number of Children That Achieved Total (40 ml) or Partial (Less Than 40 ml But at Least 10 ml) Tolerance to Raw Egg   [ Time Frame: baseline and 6 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Changes in the Median Weal Diameter, Using Egg White SPTs, End-point SPT and PP   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 months ]

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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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