Peanut Patch Treatment Study
Children's National Hospital is conducting a new study for treatment of peanut allergy. The VITESSE trial seeks to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational peanut patch treatment designed to potentially reduce the severity of the body's allergic response to peanuts.
Who May Qualify?
- Children ages 4-7 years
- Have a physician diagnosed peanut allergy
- Are in good physical condition and do not have an unstable medical condition or chronic disease
How to Use Your Auto-Injector
Amanda Troger, a certified pediatric nurse in the Division of Allergy and Immunology, gives a tutorial about how to use an epinephrine auto-injector for allergic reactions.