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Table 2 Relationship of food-specific IgE to development of parent-perceived symptoms of allergy while breastfeeding

From: Exploration of parent-reported food allergy symptoms via breastmilk exposures and likelihood to develop tolerance

Specific IgE (kU/L) Persistent allergy Outgrown allergy
No symptoms while BF Symptoms while BF p-value No symptoms while BF Symptoms while BF p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Egg 1.74 ± 1.4 1.92 ± 1.4 0.415 0.42 ± 0.5 0.54 ± 0.7 0.491
Milk 1.74 ± 1.6 2.15 ± 1.7 0.042 0.54 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 0.5 0.065
Peanut 2.79 ± 1.8 2.78 ± 1.9 0.985 0.21 ± 0.3
  1. Italicized values statistically significant with p-value < 0.05