At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand an Oral Food Challenge (OFC) as well as indications of an OFC in pediatric patients, risks and benefits of an OFC, and challenges associated with OFCs. Additionally, this session will discuss the Food Challenge Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and how the unit conducts dosing, treatment of reactions, and food challenge research.
This seminar focuses on allergy and immunology and was delivered at the Open Medical Institute in Salzburg, Austria, from January 22 – 28, 2023.
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