Table 3

Results of peanut challenge. Figures are numbers (percentages) of subjects unless stated otherwise

Reaction*
Dose of peanutDose of peanut protein (approx)MildModerateSevereNot challengedTotal
On lips35 (58)4 (7)1 (2)-40 (67)
Half nut80 mg8 (13)4 (7)--12 (20)
Four nuts645 mg2 (3)---2 (3)
16 Nuts2.58g2 (3)---2 (3)
Not challenged---4 (7)4 (7)
Total47 (78)8 (13)1 (2)4 (7)60 (100)
  • *See text for definitions of severity of reaction.

  • †Four subjects who reacted to crude oil were not challenged with peanut.