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Erratum to: Risk and safety requirements for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in allergology: World Allergy Organization Statement

  • Marek L. Kowalski1Email author,
  • Ignacio Ansotegui2,
  • Werner Aberer3,
  • Mona Al-Ahmad4,
  • Mubeccel Akdis5,
  • Barbara K. Ballmer-Weber6,
  • Kirsten Beyer7,
  • Miguel Blanca8,
  • Simon Brown9,
  • Chaweewan Bunnag10,
  • Arnaldo Capriles Hulett11,
  • Mariana Castells12,
  • Hiok Hee Chng13,
  • Frederic De Blay14,
  • Motohiro Ebisawa15,
  • Stanley Fineman16,
  • David B. K. Golden17,
  • Tari Haahtela18,
  • Michael Kaliner19,
  • Connie Katelaris20,
  • Bee Wah Lee21,
  • Joanna Makowska22,
  • Ulrich Muller23,
  • Joaquim Mullol24,
  • John Oppenheimer25,
  • Hae-Sim Park26,
  • James Parkerson27,
  • Giovanni Passalacqua28,
  • Ruby Pawankar29,
  • Harald Renz30,
  • Franziska Rueff31,
  • Mario Sanchez-Borges32,
  • Joaquin Sastre33,
  • Glenis Scadding34,
  • Scott Sicherer35,
  • Pongsakorn Tantilipikorn10,
  • James Tracy36,
  • Vera van Kampen37,
  • Barbara Bohle38,
  • G. Walter Canonica39,
  • Luis Caraballo40,
  • Maximiliano Gomez41,
  • Komei Ito42,
  • Erika Jensen-Jarolim43,
  • Mark Larche44,
  • Giovanni Melioli45,
  • Lars K. Poulsen46,
  • Rudolf Valenta47 and
  • Torsten Zuberbier48
World Allergy Organization Journal201710:6

DOI: 10.1186/s40413-016-0134-z

Received: 13 December 2016

Accepted: 13 December 2016

Published: 11 January 2017

The original article was published in World Allergy Organization Journal 2016 9:33


Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. The spelling of author name Vera van Kempen was incorrect. The correct spelling can be found below.

Vera van Kampen



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Immunology, Rheumatology & Allergy, Medical University of Lodz
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Hospital Quiron Bizkaia
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz
Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University
Swiss institute of Allergy & Asthma research
Allergy Unit, Dermatology Clinic, University Hospital Zürich, University Zürich
Kirsten Beyer, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Klinik für Pädiatrie m.S. Pneumologie und Immunologie
Hospital Reg. Univ. Carlos Haya, Allergy Serv
Royal Perth Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Allergology Unit, Hospital San Juan de Dios
Brigham& Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Department of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Chest Diseases Department
Department of Allergy, Clinical Research Center for Allergology and Rheumatology, Sagamihara National Hospital
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta Allergy & Asthma
Johns Hopkins University
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Institute for Asthma & Allergy
Westmead Medical Centre
Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
CSK, Department of Allergy & Clinical Immunology
Rhinology Unit & Smell Clinic, ENT Department, Hospital Clínic, Clinical & Experimental Respiratory Immunoallergy, IDIBAPS, and CIBERES
UMDNJ –Rutgers Medical School, c/o Pulmonary and Allergy Associates
Department of Internal Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine
University of South Florida
Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, IRCCS San Martino Hospital IST, University of Genoa
Department of Pediatrics, Nippon Medical School
Universitatsklinikum GI & MR GmbH, Institut furLaboratoriumsmedizin & Path, Standort Marburg
Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Klinik & Poliklinik furDermatologie & Allergologie
Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department, Centro Medico-Docente La Trinidadad
Allergy Department, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES),Institute Carlos III
RNTNE Hospital
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
University of Nebraska
Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine, German Social Accident Insurance, Ruhr-University Bochum (IPA)
Division of Experimental Allergology, Department of Pathophysiology, Allergy Research Center of Pathophysiology, Infectiology & Immunology, Medical University of Vienna
Allergy & Respiratory Disease Clinic, DIMI –Department Int Med, University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU, San Martino–IST
Immunology Department, Universidad De Cartagena
Hospital San Bernardo
Department of Allergy, Aichi Children’s Health and Medical Center
Messerli Research Institute, Medical University Vienna, University Vienna
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
Istituto Giannina Gaslini
Gentofte University Hospital, Lab for Allergology, Allergy Clinic
Department of Pathophysiology, AKH
Campus Charite Mitte, Klinik fur Dermatologie & Allergologie


  1. Kowalski ML, Ansotegui I, Aberer W, Al-Ahmad M, Akdis M, Ballmer-Weber BK, et al. World Allergy Organ J. 2016;9:33. doi:10.1186/s40413-016-0122-3.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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