Transient hypogammaglobulinaemia of infancy

Cite this article as: David, C. Transient hypogammaglobulinaemia of infancy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17301 A 14-month-old boy is brought to your GP clinic by his mother with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections. His mother reports that he attends full time day care and he is ‘constantly sick.’ You note that one…

Food allergy week

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Food allergy week, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7444For those who missed our recent Food Allergy Week – here are all the posts in the one place:

Does consuming peanuts in infancy reduce the likelihood of allergy?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Does consuming peanuts in infancy reduce the likelihood of allergy?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6727In a previous study, the authors of this paper found that Jewish children in the UK had 10 times the rate of peanut allergy as Jewish children in Israel. This also correlated with…

Community needlestick injury in children

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Community needlestick injury in children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5241Alfie, 6, is playing at local playground under Mum’s watchful eye. He goes down the slide and jumps off, landing on his hands and feet. He starts to cry and shows his Mum a syringe lying in…

Egg allergy – predictors of future tolerance

Cite this article as: South, M. Egg allergy – predictors of future tolerance, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4830Most young children with egg allergy become tolerant to egg over time. This report from the Melbourne HealthNuts study showed that nearly half of children with oral challenge-confirmed raw egg allergy had resolved by age…