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Extensively hydrolysed infant formulas: Need for aligned definition of peptide size characteristics and standardisation of analytical methods

S Nutten, M Kuslys, F Maynard, M Affolter, R G Heine, M E Levin, D M Blackhurst, F Kirstein, D Kok, G F van der Watt, A D Marais

Abstract


Letter by Nutten et al. on article by Levin et al. (Levin ME, Blackhurst DM, Kirstein F, Kok D, van der Watt GF, Marais AD. Residual allergenicity of amino acid-based and extensively hydrolysed cow’s milk formulas. S Afr Med J 2017;107(9):763-767. S Afr Med J 2017;107(3):258-263. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i9.12137); and response by Levin et al.


Authors' affiliations

S Nutten, Nestlé Health Science, Vevey, Switzerland

M Kuslys, Nestlé Health Science, Vevey, Switzerland

F Maynard, Nestlé Product Technology Center, Konolfingen, Switzerland

M Affolter, Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland

R G Heine, Nestlé Health Science, Vevey, Switzerland

M E Levin, Division of Allergology, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

D M Blackhurst, Division of Chemical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

F Kirstein, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Division of Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; International Centre for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Cape Town Component, South Africa

D Kok, Division of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa

G F van der Watt, Division of Chemical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

A D Marais, Division of Chemical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; National Health Laboratory Service, Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2018;108(11):887-888. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i11.13616

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Date submitted: 2018-10-26
Date published: 2018-10-26

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