Lymphocyte Proliferation Response in Soy Allergy. J. Andrew Bird, M.D. Fellow, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Texas Children’s Hospital Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas. Background. Soy is listed as one of the 8 major food allergens. 1
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J. Andrew Bird, M.D.
Fellow, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
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Total: 41 patients with soy allergy
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