Nutritional Management of Cow's Milk Protein Allergy: International Highlights

Speaker: H. Da Costa Ribeiro Presented at: 2014 WISC


The incidence of CMPA in early childhood is approximately 2-3% in developed countries, Nevertheless symptoms suggestive of CMPA may be encountered in 5-15% of infants emphasizing the importance of proper diagnosis. Despite all published information on the literature it knows that strictly observation of current international algorithm recommendation is not always taken into consideration. Universal and local specific factors and their contribution to a non-rational dietary management should be identified in different countries in order to overcome them, facilitating the implementation of the current guidelines, improving the care of the children, and avoiding unnecessary costs for the society.