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Occupational Rhinoconjunctivitis due to Maize in a Snack Processor: A Cross-Reactivity Study Between Lipid Transfer Proteins From Different Cereals and Peach

Guillen D, Barranco P, Palacin A, Quirce S

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):470-473.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.470
We report the case of a snack processor who developed occupational rhinoconjunctivitis due to maize brand exposure during the extrusion process, and who experienced abdominal pain upon drinking beer. The...
Flare Up Reaction During Provocation Test to Glatiramer Acetate in a Patient With Allergy to Interferon Beta1a

Minciullo , Calapai G, Gangemi S

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):467-469.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.467
Glatiramer acetate (GA) is a synthetic amino acid polymer, used for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. The most common adverse effect of GA is a skin reaction at the injection site with...
The Impact of Asthma Control on Salivary Cortisol Level in Adult Asthmatics

Shin YS, Liu JN, Kim JH, Nam YH, Choi GS, Park HS, Premier Researchers Aiming New Era in Asthma and Allergic Diseases (PRANA) Study Group

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):463-466.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.463
Asthma is a chronic disease causing psychological stress which leads to the activation of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis. The purpose of this study is to compare morning salivary cortisol levels in persistent...
Intradermal Tests for Diagnosis of Drug Allergy are not Affected by a Topical Anesthetic Patch

Couto M, Silva D, Ferreira A, Cernadas J

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):458-462.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.458
The use of topical anesthesia to perform intradermal tests (IDTs) for drug allergy diagnosis was never investigated. We aimed to determine the effects of a topical anesthetic patch containing prilocaine-lidocaine...
Prostaglandin E2 Induces IL-6 and IL-8 Production by the EP Receptors/Akt/NF-kappaB Pathways in Nasal Polyp-Derived Fibroblasts

Cho JS, Han IH, Lee HR, Lee HM

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):449-457.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.449
PURPOSE: Interleukin 6 (IL-6) and IL-8 participate in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, and their levels are increased by prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in different cell types. The...
Increased Th2-like Invariant Natural Killer T cells in Peripheral Blood From Patients With Asthma

Shim JU, Koh YI

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):444-448.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.444
PURPOSE: Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells might play an important role in asthma pathogenesis in humans. Our previous study found no difference in the number of blood iNKT cells...
Changes in Allergen Sensitization Over The Last 30 Years in Korea Respiratory Allergic Patients: A Single-Center

Park HJ, Lim HS, Park KH, Lee JH, Park JW, Hong CS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):434-443.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.434
PURPOSE: Determining the culprit allergen is important for the diagnosis and management of allergic diseases. The skin prick test (SPT) has been widely used to identify culprit allergens. Skin reactivity...
Serial Changes in Serum Eosinophil-associated Mediators between Atopic and Non-atopic Children after Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia

Kim JH, Cho TS, Moon JH, Kim CR, Oh JW

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):428-433.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.428
PURPOSE: Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MP) is associated with the exacerbation, timing, and onset of asthma. The goal of this study was to elucidate the impact of MP on eosinophil-related hyper-reactive...
Exploring Household-level Risk Factors for Self-reported Prevalence of Allergic Diseases Among Low-income Households in Seoul, Korea

Seo S, Kim D, Paul C, Yoo Y, Choung JT

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):421-427.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.421
PURPOSE: Indoor risk factors for allergic diseases in low-income households in Korea have been characterized only partially. We evaluated the prevalences of atopic dermatitis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis in Seoul,...
Clinical Features of Fixed Drug Eruption at a Tertiary Hospital in Korea

Jung JW, Cho SH, Kim KH, Min KU, Kang HR

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):415-420.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.415
PURPOSE: Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is characterized by a well-defined erythematous patch, plaque, or bullous eruption that recurs at the same site as the result of systemic exposure to a...
Allergic Diseases and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Korean Adults

Jeong I, Kim I, Park HJ, Roh J, Park JW, Lee JH

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):409-414.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.409
PURPOSE: Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is a clinical syndrome representing multi-organ and psychological symptoms caused by chronic exposure to various chemicals in low concentrations. We evaluated the prevalence and related...
Capsaicin cough sensitivity is related to the older female predominant feature in chronic cough patients

Song WJ, Kim JY, Jo EJ, Lee SE, Kim MH, Yang MS, Kang HR, Park HW, Chang YS, Min KU, Cho SH

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):401-408.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.401
PURPOSE: The present study aimed to examine the age and gender distributions among chronic cough patients referred to a tertiary cough clinic in Korea, and to investigate clinical factors related...
Environmental Changes, Microbiota, and Allergic Diseases

Kim BJ, Lee SY, Kim HB, Lee E, Hong SJ

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):389-400.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.389
During the last few decades, the prevalence of allergic disease has increased dramatically. The development of allergic diseases has been attributed to complex interactions between environmental factors and genetic factors....
Small Airways Dysfunction in Asthma: Evaluation and Management to Improve Asthma Control

Usmani OS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):376-388.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.376
The small airways have been neglected for many years, but interest in the topic has been rekindled with recent advances in measurement techniques to assess this region and also the...
Now is the Right Time to Establish a New Strategy for Managing Chronic Cough as a Neuropathic Disorder

Cho YS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2014 Sep;6(5):373-375.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2014.6.5.373
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