*Recruitment Closed*

Study short name: BEAT

Study full name: Beating Egg Allergy Trial (BEAT). The effect of early introduction of egg into the diet of infants at high risk for atopy and subsequent egg allergy: A prospective randomised double blind cohort study.

Principle Investigator: Dianne Campbell

Administering Institute: The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Major funding source: Ilhan Food Allergy Foundation

Study focus: Prevention

Study design: Intervention

Main study aim: To study whether the early introduction of egg prevented egg sensitisation at 1 year of age.

Additional study information: Participants were asked to feed their child 0.5g of egg powder or placebo each day from introduction of solids at around 4 months of age until 12 months of age.

Study Population: Healthy full term infants with a family history (1st degree relative) of atopy.

Study status: Recruitment completed January 2014. Data collection completed October 2015.

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Last modified: April 9th 2019 | Date created: April 9th 2019