Beating Egg Allergy Trial (BEAT). The effect of early introduction of egg into the diet of infants at high risk for atopy and subsequent egg allergy: A prospective randomised double blind cohort study.
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation
To study whether the early introduction of egg prevented egg sensitisation at 1 year of age.
Participants were asked to feed their child 0.5g of egg powder or placebo each day from introduction of solids at around 4 months of age until 12 months of age.
Healthy full term infants with a family history (1st degree relative) of atopy.
Recruitment completed January 2014. Data collection completed October 2015.
Study contact: [email protected]
Study website: http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/research
Australia New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry: https://www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au/anzctr/trial/ACTRN12611000535976