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  1. Content type: Original research

    Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis cause a lot of symptoms in everyday life. To decrease the burden more information of the preventable risk factors is needed. We assessed prevalence and risk factors for chron...

    Authors: Hanna Hisinger-Mölkänen, Päivi Piirilä, Tari Haahtela, Anssi Sovijärvi and Paula Pallasaho

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:6

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  2. Content type: Position article and guidelines

    Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) is a rare and disabling disease. Early diagnosis and appropriate therapy are essential. This update and revision of the global guideline for HAE provides up-to-date consensus recomm...

    Authors: Marcus Maurer, Markus Magerl, Ignacio Ansotegui, Emel Aygören-Pürsün, Stephen Betschel, Konrad Bork, Tom Bowen, Henrik Balle Boysen, Henriette Farkas, Anete S. Grumach, Michihiro Hide, Constance Katelaris, Richard Lockey, Hilary Longhurst, William R. Lumry, Inmaculada Martinez-Saguer…

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:5

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  3. Content type: Review

    Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a non IgE-mediated gastrointestinal food allergy that presents with delayed vomiting after ingestion primarily in infants. While the pathophysiology of FP...

    Authors: Stephanie A. Leonard, Valentina Pecora, Alessandro Giovanni Fiocchi and Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:4

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  4. Content type: Original research

    In ascertained allergic sensitization to Vespa crabro (VC) venom, the European guidelines still consider venom immunotherapy (VIT) with Vespula (VE) venom sufficient to achieve an adequate protection against VC. ...

    Authors: Donatella Macchia, Gabriele Cortellini, Marina Mauro, Elisa Meucci, Oliviero Quercia, Mariangela Manfredi, Alessandro Massolo, Maurizio Valentini, Maurizio Severino and Giovanni Passalacqua

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:3

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  5. Content type: Review

    The 2010 Diagnosis and Rationale for Action against Cow’s Milk Allergy (DRACMA) guidelines are the only Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) guidelines for cow’s milk aller...

    Authors: Alessandro Fiocchi, Holger Schunemann, Ignacio Ansotegui, Amal Assa’ad, Sami Bahna, Roberto Berni Canani, Martin Bozzola, Lamia Dahdah, Christophe Dupont, Motohiro Ebisawa, Elena Galli, Haiqi Li, Rose Kamenwa, Gideon Lack, Alberto Martelli, Ruby Pawankar…

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:2

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  6. Content type: Original research

    The purpose of this study was to identify chronic urticaria (CU) etiologies and treatment modalities in Ecuador. We propose that the sample distribution fits the expected one, and that there is an association ...

    Authors: I. Cherrez Ojeda, E. Vanegas, M. Felix, V. Mata, S. Cherrez, D. Simancas-Racines, L. Greiding, J. Cano, A. Cherrez and Juan Carlos Calderon

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2018 11:1

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  7. Content type: Review

    For years occupational allergies have been among the most frequently recorded occupational diseases, and both the skin as well as the respiratory tract may be affected. An estimated 9 to 15% of adult asthma is...

    Authors: Monika Raulf, Thomas Brüning, Erika Jensen-Jarolim and Vera van Kampen

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:44

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  8. Content type: Review

    Sex hormone allergy as a clinical syndrome has been known for almost a century. Due to the diversity of clinical presentation regarding symptoms and disease patterns, the optimal patient care represents an eno...

    Authors: E. Untersmayr, A. N. Jensen and K. Walch

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:45

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  9. Content type: Review

    Lactose is the main carbohydrate in human and mammalian milk. Lactose requires enzymatic hydrolysis by lactase into D-glucose and D-galactose before it can be absorbed. Term infants express sufficient lactase ...

    Authors: Ralf G. Heine, Fawaz AlRefaee, Prashant Bachina, Julie C. De Leon, Lanlan Geng, Sitang Gong, José Armando Madrazo, Jarungchit Ngamphaiboon, Christina Ong and Jossie M. Rogacion

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:41

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  10. Content type: Meeting Abstracts

    Authors: Giovanni Traina, Rocco Luigi Valluzzi, Vincenzo Fierro, Carla Riccardi, Maria Cristina Artesani, Andrea De Vuono, Alessandro Fiocchi, Alberto G. Martelli, Luis Alberto Ríos, Christian R. Alcocer, Elsy Navarrete, Blanca Estela Del Rio Navarro, Victor Gonzalez, Berenice Velasco, Herberth J. Perez Aviles, Roberto Jose Fernandez…

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10(Suppl 2):39

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  11. Content type: Review

    Otitis Media with Effusion (OME) is an inflammatory condition of the middle ear cleft, acute or chronic, with collection of fluid in the middle ear with an intact tympanic membrane. It is a very common disease...

    Authors: Mario E. Zernotti, Ruby Pawankar, Ignacio Ansotegui, Hector Badellino, Juan Sebastian Croce, Elham Hossny, Motohiro Ebisawa, Nelson Rosario, Mario Sanchez Borges, Yuan Zhang and Luo Zhang

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:37

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  12. Content type: Original research

    The incidence of anaphylaxis is increasing in several parts of the world; thus, determining the prevalence of the disease in a given region is important to understand the factors involved and to promote measur...

    Authors: Elaine Gagete, Lucilene Delazari dos Santos, Leticia Gomes de Pontes and Fábio Morato Castro

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:40

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  13. Content type: Original research

    Papular urticaria is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by exposure to arthropod bites. The disease has been reported in children attending medical centers, but the causes as the risk factors associated wit...

    Authors: Evelyne Halpert, Elizabeth Borrero, Milciades Ibañez-Pinilla, Pablo Chaparro, Jorge Molina, Maritza Torres and Elizabeth García

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:36

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  14. Content type: Review

    Asthma is the most common childhood illness and disproportionately affects low-income, minority children who live in urban areas. A range of risk factors are associated with asthma morbidity and mortality, suc...

    Authors: Alyssa A. Oland, Genery D. Booster and Bruce G. Bender

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:35

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Iron deficiency anemia is a disease that can significantly compromise a patient’s quality of life. Desensitization is a safe and effective treatment option for iron-deficient anemic patients who require intrav...

    Authors: Edgardo Chapman, Drixie Leal, Leidy Alvarez, Mónica Duarte and Elizabeth García

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:38

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  16. Content type: Original research

    Existing guidelines do not offer a quick, efficient alternative to the patient’s recollection of relevant clinical features during anamnesis and physical examination for chronic urticaria (CU). This study aime...

    Authors: Ivan Cherrez-Ojeda, Karla Robles-Velasco, Pamela Bedoya-Riofrío, Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier, Sofía Cherrez, Florian Colbatzky, Ricardo Cardona, Pedro Barberan-Torres, Erick Calero and Annia Cherrez

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:34

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  17. Content type: Debate

    Percutaneous skin prick tests (SPT) have been considered the preferred method for confirming IgE-mediated sensitization. This reliable and minimally invasive technique correlates with in vivo challenges, has g...

    Authors: Désirée Larenas-Linnemann, Jorge A. Luna-Pech and Ralph Mösges

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:32

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  18. Content type: Debate

    In today’s clinical practice patients’ skin is used as screening organ for diagnosing type 1 allergy. According to European guidelines skin prick testing with a panel of 18 allergen extracts is recommended, in...

    Authors: E. Jensen-Jarolim, A. N. Jensen and G. W. Canonica

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:33

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  19. Content type: Original research

    Grasses release the most widespread aeroallergens with considerable sensitization rates, while different species produce several pollen concentration peaks throughout the season. This study analyzed the preval...

    Authors: Maximilian Kmenta, Katharina Bastl, Uwe Berger, Matthias F. Kramer, Matthew D. Heath, Sanna Pätsi, Anna-Mari Pessi, Annika Saarto, Barbora Werchan, Matthias Werchan, Reinhard Zetter and Karl-Christian Bergmann

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:31

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are heterogeneous neoplasms that originate from cells with a secretory function. Small bowel NETs (SB-NETs) are related to serotonin hypersecretion which causes: flushing, diarrhea...

    Authors: Maria Alejandra Forero Molina, Elizabeth Garcia, Deyanira Gonzalez-Devia, Rafael García-Duperly and Alonso Vera

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:30

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  21. Content type: Review

    Skin barrier structure and function is essential to human health. Hitherto unrecognized functions of epidermal keratinocytes show that the skin plays an important role in adapting whole-body physiology to chan...

    Authors: Susan L. Prescott, Danica-Lea Larcombe, Alan C. Logan, Christina West, Wesley Burks, Luis Caraballo, Michael Levin, Eddie Van Etten, Pierre Horwitz, Anita Kozyrskyj and Dianne E Campbell

    Citation: World Allergy Organization Journal 2017 10:29

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