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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

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

  OIT (N = 31) Untreated group (N = 17)
Desensitization 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 %)  
  1. OIT oral immunotherapy, OFC open food challenge
  2. P = 0.002 by Fisher’s exact test
  3. ** P = 0.036 by Fisher’s exact test
  4. # P = 0.025 by Wilcoxon signed rank test
  5. ## P = 0.008 by Wilcoxon signed rank test
  6. 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