What is known:
• Peanut allergy is common and can cause severe allergic reactions.
• The diagnostics of peanut allergy has recently improved with the use of component resolved diagnosis
What is new:
• A mono-sensitisation to peanut component Ara h 6 is uncommon, but can cause severe allergic reactions
• Determination of sIgE to Ara h 6 is warranted in patients with a suspected peanut allergy, especially in the absence of sensitisation to Ara h 1, 2, 3 and 9