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Table 1 Clinical data, rCuc m 2-specific IgE levels and SPT responses of the selected patients with allergy to melon

From: Sequence homology: A poor predictive value for profilins cross-reactivity

Patient No. Age (years) Sex Symptoms* Allergy to other fruits rCuc m 2 Specific IgE (ODξ) SPT with melon extract (mm)
1 29 F R Grape, Kiwi 0.68 5
2# 52 M RC, OAS, D, U, G Grape 0.97 12
3 24 F RC, OAS Tomato 0.72 5
4 30 M RC, E, SI, OAS, U Grape 0.84 8
5 31 M OAS, C Kiwi,Tomato 0.63 5
6# 28 M RC, OAS, SI Tomato, grape, peach, zucchini, cantaloupe, 1.2 8
7 44 M RC, OAS, SI, G Cantaloupe, Kiwi 0.65 5
8# 43 F RC, OAS, SI, C Walnut, Spice 1.02 8
9 30 F R, OAS Grape <0.3 4
10 24 F RC, OAS, SI, C Grape, Tomato, zucchini, Cantaloupe 1.32 4
11 46 M R, OAS, C, D ND <0.3 5
12 39 F RC, OAS, U, SI Grape, Tomato <0.3 3
13# 28 F RC, OAS, SI, C, E Tomato 0.83 10
14# 27 F R, OAS Fig, grape, zucchini 0.94 5
15 45 F OAS Zucchini, watermelon <0.3 4
16 21 M R, OAS Zucchini, grape, watermelon <0.3 8
17 39 F RC, OAS, U, SI, D Grape, garlic <0.3 10
  1. * C, cough; D, dyspnea; E, eczema; R, rhinitis; RC, rhinoconjunctivitis; G, g astrointestinal symptoms; SI, Skin itching; U, urticaria; OAS, Oral allergy syndrome (OAS; defined as the onset of immediate oral itching with or without angioedema of the lips and oral mucosa); ND, not determined. #; Patients' sera were selected for inhibition assays. ξ; OD, Optical density.