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Table 2 Initial presenting reaction vs reactions during OFCs for Egg and EH Egg

From: Multisystem reactions during egg oral food challenges may be associated with less severe reactions on initial presentation

  Initial reaction OFC reaction
EGG (n = 95) EH EGG (n = 25) P value EGG (n = 22) EH EGG (n = 4) P value
Urticaria/angioedema 28 (29 %) 4 (16 %) 0.21 8 (36 %) 0 0.28
Multisystem reaction 9 (9 %) 4 (16 %) 0.47 6 (27 %) 4 (100 %) 0.01
GI reaction 9 (9 %) 3 (12 %) 0.71 6 (27 %) 0 0.54
Contact urticaria 9 (9 %) 1 (4 %) 0.69 0 0 1.00
Atopic dermatitis 3 (3 %) 8 (32 %) 0.0001 0 0 1.00
Oral itching or tinglinga 0 0 1.00 1 (3.8 %) 0 1.00
Pruritusa 0 0 1.00 1 (3.8 %) 0 1.00
No history of exposureb 26 (27 %) 5 (20 %) 0.61 Na Na  
Other reactionsc 11 (12 %) 0 (0 %) 0.12 0 0 1.00
  1. aSubjective complaints
  2. bNo history of exposure = no or unlikely exposure due to +SPT or egg IgE
  3. cOther reactions = spitting out, or feeding refusal
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