Pollen Food Syndrome information sources

Carnes J, Ferrer A, Fernández-Caldas E. Allergenicity of 10 different apple varieties.Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006;96:564−570

Practice Based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) (2014) [online] Available at: www.pennutrition.com/bda (subscription) [Accessed 17 June 2014] 

Skypala IJ, Calderon MA, Leeds AR, Emery P, Till SJ, Durham SR. Development and validation of a structured questionnaire for the diagnosis of Oral Allergy Syndrome in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis during the UK birch pollen season. Clin Exp. Allergy 2011;41:1001-11

Skypala IJ, Bull S, Deegan K, Gruffydd-Jones K, Holmes S, Small I, Emery PW, Durham SR. The prevalence of pollen-food syndrome (PFS) and prevalence and characteristics of reported food allergy; a survey of UK adults aged 18-75 incorporating a validated PFS diagnostic questionnaire. Clin. Exp. Allergy. Accepted for publication March 2013

Vieths S. Scheurer S and Ballmer-Weber B. Current Understanding of Cross-reactivity of food allergens and pollen. Ann N.Y. Acad. Sci. 2002; 964:47-68


Corresponds with the Pollen Food Syndrome Food Fact Sheet, written by Isabel Skypala, Dietitian, on behalf of the Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group. 

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