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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 858306, 6 pages
Demographic Predictors of Peanut, Tree Nut, Fish, Shellfish, and Sesame Allergy in Canada
1Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, Montreal, QC, Canada H3H 1P3
2School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8
3Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Canada
4Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, QC, Canada H3A 3R1
5Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
6Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1
7Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Center, QC, Canada H3H 2R9
Received 23 March 2011; Revised 20 October 2011; Accepted 21 October 2011
Academic Editor: Mary Beth Hogan
Copyright © 2012 M. Ben-Shoshan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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