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In this study, a total of 150 displaced people from Mosul city subjected to Prick Skin test to detect their allergy. Based on the results, 35 persons of both genders showed a positive response to the allergens with increased eosinophil, 8 males and 27 females of ages 17-77 years. The study tackled allergens of cereals, among which wheat, barley and, oat with the highest rate of allergy (40%), and send rank was belonged to corns (31.4%).  In fruits and vegetables, carrot recorded a highest rate (34.3%), and then almond (31.4%). Tea was recorded 37% and coffee 25% among beverages allergens. The study addressed also spices viz. pepper and cumin with the highest allergy of 42.6%. Olive recorded 22.6% and cow milk and chicken 31.4%, and whole eggs 20%. The studied allergens (except apples and apricots) have a significant difference based on gender and age.


Food Allergy Cereals Fruits Vegetables Spices Casein Milk.

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HUSSEIN, F. Y., LATEEF, I. N., AL-LAYLA, E. A. M., & GHANIM TAHA, I. (2021). Food allergy in displaced people from Mosul City. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 8, 102–109. Retrieved from


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