What amount of a food allergen can cause a reaction, like anaphylaxis?

Tania Elliott, MD
Internal Medicine
Very small, trace amounts of food allergens can cause a life-threatening reaction, such as anaphylaxis. In this video, allergy specialist Tania Elliott, MD, discusses why it's crucial to be prepared and always carry an epinephrine auto-injector.  

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