Camel's Milk as a Safe Alternative in Cow's Milk Allergy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meir Medical Center Identifier:
First received: October 10, 2010
Last updated: October 7, 2015
Last verified: August 2012

By performing a challenge with camel's milk in patients who are allergic to cow's milk, the investigators will examine if camel's milk is a safe alternative for these patients.

Condition Intervention
Cow's Milk Allergy
Dietary Supplement: Camel's milk

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of allergic symptoms after graded oral challenge with camel's milk [ Time Frame: 3 hours follow-up after completion of the challenge ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: February 2013
Primary Completion Date: February 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Camel's milk, Cow's milk allergy Dietary Supplement: Camel's milk
Patients with proved cow's milk allergy who have negative prick skin tests to came's milk will be administered gradually increased doses of pasteurized camel's milk at 30 minute intervals


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Proved cow"s milk allergy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01223885

Allergy Unit, Meir Medical Center
Kfar-Saba, Israel, 44281
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT01223885     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CM-MK-2
Study First Received: October 10, 2010
Last Updated: October 7, 2015
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Milk Hypersensitivity
Food Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases processed this record on October 08, 2015