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    Don’t use antihistamines to treat anaphylaxis — prompt administration of adrenaline is the only treatment for anaphylaxis

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    Allergen immunotherapy should not be used for routine treatment of food allergy — research in this area is ongoing

  3. 4

    Food specific IgE testing should not be performed without a clinical history suggestive of IgE mediated food allergy   

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    Don’t delay introduction of solid/complementary foods to infants — ASCIA Infant Feeding Advice recommends early introduction of solid foods to infants, from 4-6 months old