Key highlights of the review paper:
- There are debates over the pros and cons to whether consider partially hydrolyzed formula (pHF) for all non-exclusively breastfed infants, provided that facts that most allergy prevention studies are conducted in infants at risk of allergy
- The Cow Milk Symptom Score (CoMiSSTM) is an awareness tool to facilitate HCPs to better identify allergic symptoms related to the ingestion of cow’s milk
- Extensively hydrolyzed formula remains the first option for the treatment of cow’s milk allergy, while amino acid based formula is reserved for severe cases due to its higher cost
- Rice hydrolysates and soy infant formula may be considered if the infant does not have cross-allergic reaction to soy
Link to full publication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5537845/pdf/nutrients-09-00731.pdf
Vandenplas Y. Prevention and management of cow’s milk allergy in non-exclusively breastfed infants. Nutrients. 2017;9:731.