Eosinophilic Esophagitis Pilot Trial of Baked Milk Tolerance


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess how many patients with milk triggered EoE can tolerate re-introduction of baked milk, and to determine if there is a threshold amount of straight milk that is tolerated

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:

  • 18 to 90 years of age
  • Diagnosed with Eosinophilic esophagitis ≥ 15 eosinophils per HPF
  • Going through or completed the six-food elimination diet, with milk only or milk plus one additional food identified as a trigger

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with conditions known to be associated with esophageal eosinophilia, including Crohn’s disease, Churg-Strauss, achalasia, and hypereosinophilic syndrome
  • Topical swallowed steroids within 8 weeks of study enrollment
  • Inability to read due to: Blindness, cognitive dysfunction, or English language illiteracy

Eligibility last updated 7/28/22. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.


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 Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Karthik Ravi, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Alyssa Kerber M.D.

(507) 284-3544


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