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FOOD ALLERGY

LIFE THREATENING FOOD ALLERGY

MULTIPLE FOOD ALLERGIES

This list contains common acronyms and abbreviations used when discussing food allergies:

BTC: behind the counter
Dx: Diagnosis
EA: egg allergy/allergic
Epi: epinephrine injector (i.e. Epi-Pen® injector)
FA: food allergy/allergic
Hx: history (i.e. medical)
LFTA: life-threatening food allergy
MA: milk allergy/allergic
MFA: multiple food allergies
NKA: no known allergies
OTC: over the counter
PA: peanut allergic
Rx: by prescription
SFA: seafood allergy/allergic
TNA: tree nut allergy/allergic