Fecal Microbiota and its Association with Food Allergies in Children


About this study

Our long term aim is identify unique microbiota associated with allergic disease, esp. food allergies and its association with allergic disease state (persistence of food allergies Vs. outgrowth of food allergies) which in turn will facilitate the use of probiotics to decrease the disease burden of allergic diseases.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cases
    • Child with a documented, physician diagnosed food allergy
  • Control
    • Child without food allergy


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Avni Joshi, M.D., M.S.

Closed for enrollment

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