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Case Report


The Role of Lipid Transfer Proteins in the Almond Tree and Almond Fruit as Contact and Airborne Allergens


S Garrido-Fernández,1 BE Garcia,2 ML Sanz,3 S Ariz,3 AI Tabar2

1 Allergology Unit, Hospital Reina Sofía, Tudela, Navarra, Spain
2 Allergology Service, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
3 Allergology and Clinical Immunology Department, Clínica Universitaria, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2009; Vol. 19(1): 61-63



Key words: Prunus dulcis. Almond. Lipid transfer protein. Peach.
Contact allergy.