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Table 4 Clinical symptom scores (mean ± SD) evoked by oral antigen challenge

From: Rhinosinusitis derived Staphylococcal enterotoxin B plays a possible role in pathogenesis of food allergy

Patients Challenge Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Gut cramp
CRS-FA 1st 4.1 ± 0.6 2.3 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.2 2.9 ± 0.4
  2nd 1.1 ± 0.3* 1.1 ± 0.3* 0.6 ± 0.2* 0.8 ± 0.3*
FA 1st 4.2 ± 0.7 2.3 ± 0.5 1.6 ± 0.4 2.8 ± 0.4
  2nd 4.3 ± 0.8 2.4 ± 0.8 1.5 ± 0.5 2.5 ± 0.5
  1. 1st: the first oral antigen challenge; 2nd: the second oral antigen challenge.
  2. *, p < 0.05, compared with the results of the first skin prick test within the same group.