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Erratum to: Two-weeks-sustained unresponsiveness by oral immunotherapy using microwave heated cow’s milk for children with cow’s milk allergy

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Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology201612:57

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The original article was published in Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2016 12:44

Erratum to: Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol (2016) 12:44 DOI 10.1186/s13223-016-0150-0

After publication of the original article [1], the author noticed that there are some error with Table 3 and Fig. 1. The corrected Table 3 and Fig. 1 is given in this erratum. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Table 3

The rate of desensitization and 2-weeks-sustained unresponsiveness for cow’s milk allergy in the oral immunotherapy group and the untreated group


OIT (N = 31)

Untreated group (N = 17)


Two-weeks-sustained unresponsiveness

Pass OFC

At 1-year follow-up

14/31 (45 %)*, #

7/31 (21 %)**, ##

0/17 (0 %)*,**, a

At 2-year follow-up

18/30 (60 %)#

14/30 (47 %)##


At 3-year follow-up

21/30 (70 %)

16/30 (53 %)


At 4-year follow-up

17/20 (85 %)

14/20 (70 %)


OIT oral immunotherapy, OFC open food challenge

P = 0.002 by Fisher’s exact test

** P = 0.036 by Fisher’s exact test

# P = 0.025 by Wilcoxon signed rank test

## P = 0.008 by Wilcoxon signed rank test

aPatients in untreated groups continued complete elimination of cow’s milk and a year later were performed open food challenge using fresh cow’s milk was performed

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Study enrollment and outcomes of OIT oral immunotherapy with CM cow’s milk. (Hash) After the achievement of 2-weeks-sustained unresponsiveness, the patients are followed for 2–3 year and they are able to ingest CM and CM products freely without any adverse events. OFC open food challenge



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics, Kansai Medical University, 2‑5‑1 Shin-machi, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan


  1. Takahashi M, Taniuchi S, Soejima K, Hatano Y, Yamanouchi S, Kaneko K. Two-weeks-sustained unresponsiveness by oral immunotherapy using microwave heated cow’s milk for children with cow’s milk allergy. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2016;12:44. doi:10.1186/s13223-016-0150-0.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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