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Areas of Expertise

Dr Thomas Marrs performs a range of treatments including:

  • Blood and component allergy testing
  • Next-generation array blood testing
  • Skin prick testing
  • Provocation food challenges
  • Allergy prevention
  • Immunotherapy to environmental allergens (e.g. house dust mite, pollens, pet dander),

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Food allergies (cow’s milk, egg, soy, wheat, fish and seafood, sesame and seeds, nuts and tree nuts)
  • IgE-mediated food allergy
  • Non-IgE food allergy
  • Eczema
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Allergic and chronic asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis (hay-fever)
  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Insect sting
  • Latex allergy
  • Cow’s milk proctocolitis
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Faltering growth
  • Difficulty gaining weight

Key Publications

Dr Thomas Marrs has achieved multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Publications

  1. Marrs tom[author] – Search Results – PubMed (nih.gov) shows full listing of publications
  2. Randomised Trial of Introduction of Allergenic Foods in Breast-fed Infants; New England Journal of Medicine, 2016; Randomized Trial of Introduction of Allergenic Foods in Breast-Fed Infants | NEJM
  3. Does atopic eczema cause food allergy? A systematic review; Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; 2016 Does atopic dermatitis cause food allergy? A systematic review – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (jacionline.org)
  4. Gut microbiota development during infancy: Impact of introducing allergenic foods, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2021; Gut microbiota development during infancy: Impact of introducing allergenic foods – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (jacionline.org)
  5. Oral Food Challenges; the design must reflect the clinical question; Current Asthma Allergy Reports, 2015 Oral Food Challenges: The Design must Reflect the Clinical Question | SpringerLink
  6. Is there an association between microbial exposure and food allergy? A systematic review; Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 2013 Is there an association between microbial exposure and food allergy? A systematic review – Marrs – 2013 – Pediatric Allergy and Immunology – Wiley Online Library