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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01223885
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meir Medical Center

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cow's Milk Allergy Dietary Supplement: Camel's milk Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Allergy

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Development of allergic symptoms after graded oral challenge with camel's milk [ Time Frame: 3 hours follow-up after completion of the challenge ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT01223885

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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    
Other Study ID Numbers: CM-MK-2
First Posted: October 19, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 8, 2015
Last Verified: August 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Milk Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Food Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate