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A Case of Korean Ginseng-Induced Anaphylaxis Confirmed by Open Oral Challenge and Basophil Activation Test

Lee JY, Jin HJ, Park JW, Jung SK, Jang JY, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):110-111.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.110
Two case reports discussing Korean ginseng-induced allergic reactions have been published; both were inhalation-induced respiratory allergies in occupational settings. In this report we discuss the first case of anaphylaxis that...
A Fatal Case of Intravascular Coagulation After Bee Sting Acupuncture

Jung JW, Jeon EJ, Kim JW, Choi JC, Shin JW, Kim JY, Park IW, Choi BW

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):107-109.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.107
Bee stings can cause severe adverse reactions, leading to anaphylaxis, cardiovascular collapse, and death. In some cases, bee venom also induces disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). However, to our knowledge, there...
Occupational Rhinitis Induced by Capsaicin

Nam YH, Jin HJ, Hwang EK, Shin YS, Ye YM, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):104-106.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.104
Capsaicin is the spice component of red pepper. It can be easily inhaled, inducing a reproducible cough and provokes a secretory response from the human nasal mucosa. To date, there...
Role of Adipokines and Hormones of Obesity in Childhood Asthma

Yuksel H, Sogut A, Yilmaz O, Onur E, Dinc G

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):98-103.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.98
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate serum levels of leptin, ghrelin, and adiponectin in obese and non-obese children with asthma and in healthy non-asthmatic children, and analyze...
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection Affects the Serum Levels of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Interleukin-5 in Atopic Children

Jeong YC, Yeo MS, Kim JH, Lee HB, Oh JW

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):92-97.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.92
PURPOSE: Previous studies have outlined mechanisms by which Mycoplasma pneumonia (M. pneumonia) infection may promote allergic lung inflammation and airway remodeling, and increasing evidence from human studies suggests that atypical...
IgE Sensitization to Cephalosporins in Health Care Workers

Kim JE, Kim SH, Jin HJ, Hwang EK, Kim JH, Ye YM, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):85-91.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.85
PURPOSE: Cephalosporins can induce occupational allergies, such as asthma, urticaria, and anaphylaxis. We investigated the prevalence and risk factors of sensitization to cephalosporin. METHODS: A total of 161 health care workers...
Predisposing Factors Associated With Chronic and Recurrent Rhinosinusitis in Childhood

Choi SH, Han MY, Ahn YM, Park YM, Kim CK, Kim HH, Koh YY, Rha YH

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):80-84.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.80
PURPOSE: There is currently no information regarding predisposing factors for chronic and recurrent rhinosinusitis (RS), although these are considered to be multifactorial in origin, and allergic diseases contribute to their...
Eosinophil Development, Regulation of Eosinophil-Specific Genes, and Role of Eosinophils in the Pathogenesis of Asthma

Uhm TG, Kim BS, Chung IY

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):68-79.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.68
Eosinophils arise from hematopoietic CD34+ stem cells in the bone marrow. They acquire IL-5Ralpha on their surface at a very early stage during eosinophilopoiesis, and differentiate under the strong influence...
Asthma and Rhinitis in South America: How Different They are From Other Parts of the World

Chong Neto HJ, Rosario NA, Sole D, Latin American ISAAC Group

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):62-67.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.62
Asthma and rhinitis epidemiology has wide variations around the world. The aim of this review was verify the prevalence of asthma and rhinitis in South America and report differences from...
The Role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection in Asthma

Hong SJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Mar;4(2):59-61.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.2.59
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