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Table 1 Clinical and Demographic Patient Characteristics

From: Fatal anaphylaxis due to peanut exposure from oral intercourse

Test Data collected Results
Skin prick testing (Food Allergy) 2 months prior to death Peanut: 12 mm
Tree nuts: negative
Skin prick testing (Environmental aeroallergens) 1.5 years prior to death Positive to tree and grass pollens, cat, dog, molds
Pulmonary function testing 2 weeks prior to death FEV1 3.65 L (82% predicted), FVC 4.70 L (91% predicted), FEV1/FVC 0.78, and no significant post bronchodilator responsea
Total IgE 2 weeks prior to death 500 units/milliliter (normal range 0–400)
Tryptase Serum sample-Emergency Department 47.0 µg/L
Medications   1. Budesonide/Formoterol 200/6 mcg 2 inhalations twice daily as maintenance, with additional inhalations for rescue, up to 8 inhalations maximum per day
2. Tiotropium (Spiriva Respimat) 2.5 mcg two inhalations once daily
3. Salbutamol 100 mcg MDI prn
4. Montelukast 10 mg daily
5. Rupatadine 10 mg daily prn
  1. aSalbutamol administered 1.5 h before the appointment. MDI, metered dose inhaler; SPT, skin prick test