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January 2003

5880.      Adamek-Guzik T, Guzik TJ, Czerniawska-Mysik G, Korpanty G, Mastalerz L, Radwan J, Szczeklik A. Urinary leukotriene levels are increased during exacerbation of atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome. Relation to clinical status. Allergy. 2002 Aug;57(8):732-6.

5881.      Alonso-Llamazares A, Martinez-Cocera C, Dominguez-Ortega J, Robledo-Echarren T, Cimarra-Alvarez M, Mesa del Castillo M. Nasal provocation test (NPT) with aspirin: a sensitive and safe method to diagnose aspirin-induced asthma (AIA). Allergy. 2002 Jul;57(7):632-5.

5882.      Baldo BA, Pham NH.  Immunoglobulin E binding determinants on beta-lactam drugs. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Aug;2(4):297-300. Review.

5883.      Ballmer-Weber BK, Scheurer S, Fritsche P, Enrique E, Cistero-Bahima A, Haase T, Wuthrich B. Component-resolved diagnosis with recombinant allergens in patients with cherry allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jul;110(1):167-73.

5884.      Bernstein DI, Cartier A, Cote J, Malo JL, Boulet LP, Wanner M, Milot J, L'Archeveque J, Trudeau C, Lummus Z.  Diisocyanate antigen-stimulated monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 synthesis has greater test efficiency than specific antibodies for identification of diisocyanate asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Aug 15;166(4):445-50.

5885.      Bernstein JA. Material safety data sheets: are they reliable in identifying human hazards? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jul;110(1):35-8. Review.

5886.      Beyer K, Grishina G, Bardina L, Grishin A, Sampson HA. Identification of an 11S globulin as a major hazelnut food allergen in hazelnut-induced systemic reactions. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Sep;110(3):517-23.

5887.      Bickel A, Axelrod FB, Schmelz M, Marthol H, Hilz MJ. Dermal microdialysis provides evidence for hypersensitivity to noradrenaline in patients with familial dysautonomia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2002 Sep;73(3):299-302.

5888.      Bochenek G, Niz Ankowska E, Szczeklik A. Testing for aspirin hypersensitivity. Allergy. 2002 Jul;57(7):562-5. Review.

5889.      Bokulic RE. Screening for exercise-induced asthma. J Pediatr. 2002 Sep;141(3):306-8.

5890.      Caballero ML, Moneo I. Specific IgE determination to Ani s 1, a major allergen from Anisakis simplex, is a useful tool for diagnosis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Jul;89(1):74-7.

5891.      Carroll NG, Mutavdzic S, James AL. Increased mast cells and neutrophils in submucosal mucous glands and mucus plugging in patients with asthma. Thorax. 2002 Aug;57(8):677-82.

5892.      Cavallo GP, Elia M, Giordano D, Baldi C, Cammarota R. Decrease of specific and total IgE levels in allergic patients after BCG vaccination: preliminary report. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Sep;128(9):1058-60.

5893.      Chardin H, Raulf-Heimsoth M, Chen Z, Rihs HP, Mayer C, Desvaux FX, Senechal H, Peltre G. Interest of two-dimensional electrophoretic analysis for the characterization of the individual sensitization to latex allergens. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002 Jul;128(3):195-203.

5894.      Cloutier MM. Neutrophils or eosinophils in young children with wheezing: which comes first? Chest. 2002 Sep;122(3):761-3.

5895.      Duarte I, Lazzarini R, Buense R. Interference of the position of substances in an epicutaneous patch test battery with the occurrence of false-positive results. Am J Contact Dermat. 2002 Sep;13(3):125-32.

5896.      Ebo DG, Lechkar B, Schuerwegh AJ, Bridts CH, De Clerck LS, Stevens WJ. Validation of a two-color flow cytometric assay detecting in vitro basophil activation for the diagnosis of IgE-mediated natural rubber latex allergy. Allergy. 2002 Aug;57(8):706-12.

5897.      Fremeaux-Bacchi V, Guinnepain MT, Cacoub P, Dragon-Durey MA, Mouthon L, Blouin J, Cherin P, Laurent J, Piette JC, Fridman WH, Weiss L, Kazatchkine MO. Prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy in patients presenting with acquired angioedema type 2. Am J Med. 2002 Aug 15;113(3):194-9.

5898.      Ghobrial G, Naser SA, Sweeney M, White R. Identification and characterization of the allergenic proteins of Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum) pollen. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002 Aug;128(4):304-9.

5899.      Graif Y, Yigla M, Tov N, Kramer MR.  Value of a negative aeroallergen skin-prick test result in the diagnosis of asthma in young adults: correlative study with methacholine challenge testing. Chest. 2002 Sep;122(3):821-5.

5900.      Hallstrand TS, Curtis JR, Koepsell TD, Martin DP, Schoene RB, Sullivan SD, Yorioka GN, Aitken ML.  Effectiveness of screening examinations to detect unrecognized exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. J Pediatr. 2002 Sep;141(3):343-8.

5901.      Hamilton RG, Peterson EL, Ownby DR.  Clinical and laboratory-based methods in the diagnosis of natural rubber latex allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Aug;110(2 Suppl):S47-56. Review.

5902.      Hendrick DJ.  Diagnostic tests for occupational asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Aug 15;166(4):436-7.

5903.      Homa DM, Mannino DM, Redd SC. Regional differences in hospitalizations for asthma in the United States, 1988-1996. J Asthma. 2002 Aug;39(5):449-55.

5904.      Jogi R, Bjorksten B, Boman G, Janson C. Serum eosinophil cationic protein (S-ECP) in a population with low prevalence of atopy. Respir Med. 2002 Jul;96(7):525-9.

5905.      Leon AD, Tellez Araiza M, Arellano Garcia J, Martinez-Cordero E. Interference by rheumatoid factor activity in the detection of antiavian antibodies in pigeon breeders disease. Clin Exp Med. 2002 Jul;2(2):59-67.

5906.      Li JT.  Allergy testing. Am Fam Physician. 2002 Aug 15;66(4):621-4. Review.

5907.      Niggemann B, Ziegert M, Reibel S. Importance of chamber size for the outcome of atopy patch testing in children with atopic dermatitis and food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Sep;110(3):515-6.

5908.      Perkins DN, Keith PK. Food- and exercise-induced anaphylaxis: importance of history in diagnosis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Jul;89(1):15-23.

5909.      Seidenari S, Giusti F, Massone F, Mantovani L. Sensitization to disperse dyes in a patch test population over a five-year period. Am J Contact Dermat. 2002 Sep;13(3):101-7.

5910.      Sterk PJ. Airway hyperresponsiveness: using bronchial challenge tests in research and management of asthma. J Aerosol Med. 2002 Summer;15(2):123-9. Review.

5911.      Tan RA, Spector SL. Exercise-induced asthma: diagnosis and management. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Sep;89(3):226-35; quiz 235-7, 297. Review.

5912.      Xu X, Weiss ST. Asthma, rhinitis, and skin test reactivity to aeroallergens in families of asthmatic subjects in Anqing, China. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Sep 1;166(5):774-5.


5913.      Crane J, Wickens K, Beasley R, Fitzharris P. Asthma and allergy: a worldwide problem of meanings and management? Allergy. 2002 Aug;57(8):663-72. Review.

5914.      Fujisawa T, Fujisawa R, Kato Y, Nakayama T, Morita A, Katsumata H, Nishimori H, Iguchi K, Kamiya H, Gray PW, Chantry D, Suzuki R, Yoshie O. Presence of high contents of thymus and activation-regulated chemokine in platelets and elevated plasma levels of thymus and activation-regulated chemokine and macrophage-derived chemokine in patients with atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jul;110(1):139-46.

5915.      Hunt LW, Kelkar P, Reed CE, Yunginger JW. Management of occupational allergy to natural rubber latex in a medical center:  the importance of quantitative latex allergen measurement and objective follow-up. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Aug;110(2 Suppl):S96-106. Review.

5916.      Kumagai N, Yamamoto K, Fukuda K, Nakamura Y, Fujitsu Y, Nuno Y, Nishida T. Active matrix metalloproteinases in the tear fluid of individuals with vernal keratoconjunctivitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Sep;110(3):489-91.

5917.      Martin S, Weiss JM, Simon JC. Advances in allergy research -- basic and clinical science make progress. Trends Immunol. 2002 Jul;23(7):329-30.

5918.      Raivio T, Palvimo JJ, Kannisto S, Voutilainen R, Janne OA. Transactivation assay for determination of glucocorticoid bioactivity in human serum. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Aug;87(8):3740-4.

5919.      Stratakos G, Kalomenidis J, Routsi C, Papiris S, Roussos C. Transient lactic acidosis as a side effect of inhaled salbutamol. Chest. 2002 Jul;122(1):385-6.

5920.      Toyoda M, Nakamura M, Makino T, Hino T, Kagoura M, Morohashi M. Nerve growth factor and substance P are useful plasma markers of disease activity in atopic dermatitis. Br J Dermatol. 2002 Jul;147(1):71-9.

5921.      Weisel CP. Assessing exposure to air toxics relative to asthma. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Aug;110 Suppl 4:527-37. Review.

5922.      Yang Y, Li L, Wong GW, Krilis SA, Madhusudhan MS, Sali A, Stevens RL. RasGRP4, a new mast cell-restricted Ras guanine nucleotide-releasing protein with calcium- and diacylglycerol-binding motifs. Identification of defective variants of this signaling protein in asthma, mastocytosis, and mast cell leukemia patients and demonstration of the importance of RasGRP4 in mast cell development and function. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jul 12;277(28):25756-74.


5923.      Heffler LC, Kastman AL, Jacobsson Ekman G, Scheynius A, Fransson J. Langerhans cells that express matrix metalloproteinase 9 increase in human dermis during sensitization to diphenylcyclopropenone in patients with alopecia areata. Br J Dermatol. 2002 Aug;147(2):222-9.

5924.      Murphy LA, Atherton D. A retrospective evaluation of azathioprine in severe childhood atopic eczema, using thiopurine methyltransferase levels to exclude patients at high risk of myelosuppression. Br J Dermatol. 2002 Aug;147(2):308-15.


April  2003

6448.      Abraham D, Saltoun CA. Facial swelling and eosinophilia in a 44-year-old woman. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):561-5.

6449.      Ahlstedt S, Holmquist I, Kober A, Perborn H. Accuracy of specific IgE antibody assays for diagnosis of cow's milk allergy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6 Suppl 1):21-5.

6450.      Anderson SD, Brannan JD, Chan HK. Use of aerosols for bronchial provocation testing in the laboratory: where we have been and where we are going. J Aerosol Med. 2002 Fall;15(3):313-24. Review.

6451.      Bag R, Bandi V, Fromm RE Jr, Guntupalli KK. The effect of heliox-driven bronchodilator aerosol therapy on pulmonary function tests in patients with asthma. J Asthma. 2002 Oct;39(7):659-65.

6452.      Bahna SL. Cow's milk allergy versus cow milk intolerance. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6 Suppl 1):56-60. Review.

6453.      Bernsen RM, van der Wouden JC. Does the sibling effect have its origin in utero? Investigating birth order, cord blood immunoglobulin E concentration, and allergic sensitization at age 4 years. Am J Epidemiol. 2002 Nov 1;156(9):882.

6454.      Blaisdell CJ, Weiss SR, Kimes DS, Levine ER, Myers M, Timmins S, Bollinger ME.  Using seasonal variations in asthma hospitalizations in children to predict hospitalization frequency. J Asthma. 2002 Oct;39(7):567-75.

6455.      Budde IK, Lopuhaa CE, de Heer PG, Langdon JM, MacDonald SM, van der Zee JS, Aalberse RC.  Lack of correlation between bronchial late allergic reaction to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and in vitro immunoglobulin E reactivity to histamine-releasing factor derived from mononuclear cells. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):606-12.

6456.      Burgdorff T, Venemalm L, Vogt T, Landthaler M, Stolz W. IgE-mediated anaphylactic reaction induced by succinate ester of methylprednisolone. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Oct;89(4):425-8.

6457.      Busse PJ, Nowak-Wegrzyn AH, Noone SA, Sampson HA, Sicherer SH. Recurrent peanut allergy. N Engl J Med. 2002 Nov 7;347(19):1535-6.

6458.      Butani L. Corticosteroid-induced hypersensitivity reactions. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Nov;89(5):439-45; quiz 445-6, 502. Review.

6459.      Csoma Z, Kharitonov SA, Balint B, Bush A, Wilson NM, Barnes PJ. Increased leukotrienes in exhaled breath condensate in childhood asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov 15;166(10):1345-9.

6460.      Deramo M. Food challenge vs. skin antigen testing. Am Fam Physician. 2002 Dec 1;66(11):2048.

6461.      Desai PR, Babu M. Scimitar syndrome as a differential diagnosis in a child with recurrent wheeze. Arch Dis Child. 2002 Oct;87(4):357.

6462.      Diaz-Perales A, Tabar AI, Sanchez-Monge R, Garcia BE, Gomez B, Barber D, Salcedo G.  Characterization of asparagus allergens: a relevant role of lipid transfer proteins. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):790-6.

6463.      Eishi K, Lee JB, Bae SJ, Takenaka M, Katayama I. Impaired sweating function in adult atopic dermatitis: results of the quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test. Br J Dermatol. 2002 Oct;147(4):683-8.

6464.      El-Asrar AM, Al-Kharashi SA. Full panretinal photocoagulation and early vitrectomy improve prognosis of retinal vasculitis associated with tuberculoprotein hypersensitivity (Eales' disease). Br J Ophthalmol. 2002 Nov;86(11):1248-51.

6465.      el-Azhary RA, Yiannias JA. Allergic contact dermatitis to epoxy resin in immersion oil for light microscopy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002 Dec;47(6):954-5.

6466.      Fiocchi A, Bouygue GR, Restani P, Bonvini G, Startari R, Terracciano L. Accuracy of skin prick tests in IgE-mediated adverse reactions to bovine proteins. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6 Suppl 1):26-32. Review.

6467.      Friedmann PS. The pathogenesis of atopic eczema. Hosp Med. 2002 Nov;63(11):653-6.

6468.      Fung MA. The clinical and histopathologic spectrum of "dermal hypersensitivity reactions," a nonspecific histologic diagnosis that is not very useful in clinical practice, and the concept of a "dermal hypersensitivity reaction pattern". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002 Dec;47(6):898-907.

6469.      Gavrovic-Jankulovic M, cIrkovic T, Vuckovic O, Atanaskovic-Markovic M, Petersen A, Gojgic G, Burazer L, Jankov RM. Isolation and biochemical characterization of a thaumatin-like kiwi allergen. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):805-10.

6470.      Gehring U, Bischof W, Fahlbusch B, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J. House dust endotoxin and allergic sensitization in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Oct 1;166(7):939-44.

6471.      Gorelick MH, Stevens MW, Schultz TR. Comparability of acute asthma severity assessments by parents and respiratory therapists. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Dec;156(12):1199-202.

6472.      Green RH, Brightling CE, McKenna S, Hargadon B, Parker D, Bradding P, Wardlaw AJ, Pavord ID. Asthma exacerbations and sputum eosinophil counts: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2002 Nov 30;360(9347):1715-21.

6473.      Greenberger PA. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):685-92. Review.

6474.      Greenberger PA. Corresponding patterns of rhinitis and asthma during pregnancy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Nov;89(5):437-8.

6475.      Grob M, Reindl J, Vieths S, Wuthrich B, Ballmer-Weber BK. Heterogeneity of banana allergy: characterization of allergens in banana-allergic patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Nov;89(5):513-6.

6476.      Hall SW. Idiopathic environmental intolerances. Minn Med. 2002 Oct;85(10):33-6.

6477.      Howard TD, Postma DS, Koppelman GA, Koppelman GH, Zheng SL, Wysong AK, Xu J, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER.  Fine mapping of an IgE-controlling gene on chromosome 2q: Analysis of CTLA4 and CD28. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):743-51.

6478.      Kanazawa H, Hirata K, Yoshikawa J. Involvement of vascular endothelial growth factor in exercise induced bronchoconstriction in asthmatic patients. Thorax. 2002 Oct;57(10):885-8.

6479.      Kim HK, Shin BK, Cho SJ, Moon JS, Kim MK, Kim CY, Park SH, Kim KT, In KH, Oh YH, Kang EY, Park SH, Kim I.  Transthoracic fine needle aspiration and core biopsy of pulmonary lesions. A study of 296 patients. Acta Cytol. 2002 Nov-Dec;46(6):1061-8.

6480.      Kleine-Tebbe J, Vogel L, Crowell DN, Haustein UF, Vieths S. Severe oral allergy syndrome and anaphylactic reactions caused by a Bet v 1-related PR-10 protein in soybean, SAM22. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):797-804.

6481.      Kopp MV, Brauburger J, Riedinger F, Beischer D, Ihorst G, Kamin W, Zielen S, Bez, Friedrichs F, Von Berg A, Gerhold K, Hamelmann E, Hultsch, Kuehr J. The effect of anti-IgE treatment on in vitro leukotriene release in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):728-35.

6482.      Krumbiegel P, Denk E, Russow R, Rolle-Kampczyk U, Metzner G, Herbarth O. (15)N(2)]arginine as a first potential inhaled diagnostic agent to characterize respiratory diseases. Exp Lung Res. 2002 Oct-Nov;28(7):535-42.

6483.      Kukurin GW. Chronic pediatric asthma and chiropractic spinal manipulation: a prospective clinical series and randomized clinical pilot study. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2002 Oct;25(8):540-1.

6484.      Lai DS, Lue KH, Hsieh JC, Lin KL, Lee HS. The comparison of the efficacy and safety of cetirizine, oxatomide, ketotifen, and a placebo for the treatment of childhood perennial allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):589-98.

6485.      Lapid-Gortzak R, Rosen S, Weitzman S, Lifshitz T. Videokeratography findings in children with vernal keratoconjunctivitis versus those of healthy children. Ophthalmology. 2002 Nov;109(11):2018-23.

6486.      Laube BL, Curbow BA, Costello RW, Fitzgerald ST. A pilot study examining the relationship between stress and serum cortisol concentrations in women with asthma. Respir Med. 2002 Oct;96(10):823-8.

6487.      Lewith GT, Hyland ME, Shaw S. Do attitudes toward and beliefs about complementary medicine affect treatment outcomes? Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1604-6.

6488.      Litonjua AA, Milton DK, Celedon JC, Ryan L, Weiss ST, Gold DR. A longitudinal analysis of wheezing in young children: the independent effects of early life exposure to house dust endotoxin, allergens, and pets. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):736-42.

6489.      Mattos W, Lim S, Russell R, Jatakanon A, Chung KF, Barnes PJ. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression in asthma: effect of asthma severity, allergen challenge, and inhaled corticosteroids. Chest. 2002 Nov;122(5):1543-52.

6490.      Maziak W. Does the sibling effect have its origin in utero? Investigating birth order, cord blood immunoglobulin E concentration, and allergic sensitization at age 4 years. Am J Epidemiol. 2002 Nov 1;156(9):882; author reply 883-4.

6491.      McCann WA, Ownby DR. The reproducibility of the allergy skin test scoring and interpretation by board-certified/board-eligible allergists. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Oct;89(4):368-71.

6492.      Morell F, Roger A, Cruz MJ. Usefulness of specific skin tests in the diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Dec;110(6):939.

6493.      Naimer SA, Cohen AD, Mumcuoglu KY, Vardy DA. Household papular urticaria. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002 Nov;4(11 Suppl):911-3.

6494.      Nakayama K, Shinkawa M, Ohrui T, Hirai H, Sasaki H. Interferon-gamma responses to mycobacterial antigens in Heaf-positive children. Lancet. 2002 Oct 26;360(9342):1335.

6495.      Paredi P, Kharitonov SA, Barnes PJ. Analysis of expired air for oxidation products. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Dec 15;166(12 Pt 2):S31-7. Review.

6496.      Peng Z, Rasic N, Liu Y, Simons FE. Mosquito saliva-specific IgE and IgG antibodies in 1059 blood donors. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):816-7.

6497.      Platts-Mills TA. The future of allergy and clinical immunology lies in evaluation, treatment, and research on allergic disease. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Oct;110(4):565-6. Review.

6498.      Roller C, Namjou K, Jeffers JD, Camp M, Mock A, McCann PJ, Grego J. Nitric oxide breath testing by tunable-diode laser absorption spectroscopy: application in monitoring respiratory inflammation. Appl Opt. 2002 Oct 1;41(28):6018-29.

6499.      Romano A, Viola M, Mondino C, Pettinato R, Di Fonso M, Papa G, Venuti A, Montuschi P.  Diagnosing nonimmediate reactions to penicillins by in vivo tests. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002 Oct;129(2):169-74.

6500.      Schmidt MH, Raulf-Heimsoth M, Posch A. Evaluation of patatin as a major cross-reactive allergen in latex-induced potato allergy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):613-8.

6501.      Sousa AR, Parikh A, Scadding G, Corrigan CJ, Lee TH. Leukotriene-receptor expression on nasal mucosal inflammatory cells in aspirin-sensitive rhinosinusitis. N Engl J Med. 2002 Nov 7;347(19):1493-9.

6502.      Stablein JJ, Bucholtz GA, Lockey RF. Melaleuca tree and respiratory disease. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Nov;89(5):523-30.

6503.      Stewart AE, Hunsaker DH. Fungus-specific IgG and IgE in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Oct;127(4):324-32.

6504.      Strunk RC, Korenblat PE. Choice of a medication to treat asthma: is an improvement in symptoms sufficient for deciding? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Dec;110(6):832-3.

6505.      Suissa S, Ernst P, Kezouh A. Regular use of inhaled corticosteroids and the long term prevention of hospitalisation for asthma. Thorax. 2002 Oct;57(10):880-4.

6506.      Tomimori Y, Tsuruoka N, Fukami H, Saito K, Horikawa C, Saito M, Muto T, Sugiura N, Yamashiro K, Sumida M, Kakutani S, Fukuda Y. Role of mast cell chymase in allergen-induced biphasic skin reaction. Biochem Pharmacol. 2002 Oct 1;64(7):1187.

6507.      Tripathi DM. Role of allergy testing and immunotherapy in the management of respiratory allergic disease.  Bombay Hospital Journal. 2002 Jul; 44(3): 419-25

6508.      Turner SW, Young S, Landau LI, Le Souef PN. Reduced lung function both before bronchiolitis and at 11 years. Arch Dis Child. 2002 Nov;87(5):417-20.

6509.      Wenzel SE, Trudeau JB, Barnes S, Zhou X, Cundall M, Westcott JY, McCord K, Chu HW.  TGF-beta and IL-13 synergistically increase eotaxin-1 production in human airway fibroblasts. J Immunol. 2002 Oct 15;169(8):4613-9.

6510.      Yang YH, Wang SJ, Chuang YH, Lin YT, Chiang BL. The level of IgA antibodies to human umbilical vein endothelial cells can be enhanced by TNF-alpha treatment in children with Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Clin Exp Immunol. 2002 Nov;130(2):352-7.


6511.      Arm JP, Austen KF. Leukotriene receptors and aspirin sensitivity. N Engl J Med. 2002 Nov 7;347(19):1524-6.

6512.      Banerjee B, Kurup VP, Greenberger PA, Kelly KJ, Fink JN. C-terminal cysteine residues determine the IgE binding of Aspergillus fumigatus allergen Asp f 2. J Immunol. 2002 Nov 1;169(9):5137-44.

6513.      Borger P, Black JL, Roth M. Asthma and the CCAAT-enhancer binding proteins: a holistic view on airway inflammation and remodeling. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Dec;110(6):841-6. Review.

6514.      Budde IK, de Heer PG, Natter S, Mahler V, van der Zee JS, Valenta R, Aalberse RC. Studies on the association between immunoglobulin E autoreactivity and immunoglobulin E-dependent histamine-releasing factors. Immunology. 2002 Oct;107(2):243-51.

6515.      Choi IS. Disappearance of aspirin intolerance with antiasthma treatment. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Oct;110(4):665-6.

6516.      Cloutier MM, Wakefield DB, Hall CB, Bailit HL. Childhood asthma in an urban community: prevalence, care system, and treatment. Chest. 2002 Nov;122(5):1571-9.

6517.      Dreskin SC, Dale SN, Foster SM, Martin D, Buchmeier A, Nelson HS. Measurement of changes in mRNA for IL-5 in noninvasive scrapings of nasal epithelium taken from patients undergoing nasal allergen challenge. J Immunol Methods. 2002 Oct 15;268(2):189-95.

6518.      Guilbert T, Morgan W. Increased asthma symptoms and healthcare utilization during the fall and winter seasons in children with asthma living in the inner city: opportunity for school-based intervention. J Pediatr. 2002 Nov;141(5):604-5.

6519.      Jousilahti P, Salomaa V, Hakala K, Rasi V, Vahtera E, Palosuo T. The association of sensitive systemic inflammation markers with bronchial asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Oct;89(4):381-5.

6520.      Karlsson H, Hessle C, Rudin A. Innate immune responses of human neonatal cells to bacteria from the normal gastrointestinal flora. Infect Immun. 2002 Dec;70(12):6688-96.

6521.      Levinson AI. Novel immunomodulatory therapies for immunoglobulin E-mediated diseases. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002 Nov;4(11 Suppl):881-3. Review.

6522.      Lipworth BJ. Adrenal insufficiency after treatment with fluticasone. Second line controller treatment might have been tried. BMJ. 2002 Oct 12;325(7368):836.

6523.      Liu LY, Sedgwick JB, Bates ME, Vrtis RF, Gern JE, Kita H, Jarjour NN, Busse WW, Kelly EA. Decreased expression of membrane IL-5 receptor alpha on human eosinophils: II. IL-5 down-modulates its receptor via a proteinase-mediated process. J Immunol. 2002 Dec 1;169(11):6459-66.

6524.      Narasimhan R, Lakshman R, Amos RS, Williams LH, Egner W, Finn A. Juvenile dermatomyositis associated with hereditary angioneurotic oedema. Arch Dis Child. 2002 Dec;87(6):563.

6525.      Ostergaard MS, Stauning JA, Andersen JS, Jorgensen M. The PAT study's methods, asthma classification, and results are questionable. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Oct;110(4):671; author reply, 671-2.

6526.      Peroni DG, Chatzimichail A, Boner AL. Food allergy: what can be done to prevent progression to asthma? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6 Suppl 1):44-51. Review.

6527.      Phanish MK, Owen A, Parry DH. Spontaneous regression of acquired C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency associated with splenic marginal zone lymphoma presenting with recurrent angio-oedema. J Clin Pathol. 2002 Oct;55(10):789-90.

6528.      Riegert-Johnson DL, Volcheck GW. The incidence of anaphylaxis following intravenous phytonadione (vitamin K1): a 5-year retrospective review. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Oct;89(4):400-6. Review.

6529.      Sanklecha MU. Cefaclor induced serum sickness like reaction. Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Oct;69(10):921.

6530.      Schott M, Feldkamp J, Klucken M, Kobbe G, Scherbaum WA, Seissler J. Calcitonin-specific antitumor immunity in medullary thyroid carcinoma following dendritic cell vaccination. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2002 Dec;51(11-12):663-8.

6531.      Siltanen M, Kajosaari M, Savilahti EM, Pohjavuori M, Savilahti E. IgG and IgA antibody levels to cow's milk are low at age 10 years in children born preterm. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Oct;110(4):658-63.

6532.      Terashima T, Amakawa K, Matsumaru A, Yamaguchi K. Correlation between cysteinyl leukotriene release from leukocytes and clinical response to a leukotriene inhibitor. Chest. 2002 Nov;122(5):1566-70.

6533.      Tousi P, Rahmati M, Korshid SM. Urticaria and hepatitis C infection: is there a relationship? Int J Dermatol. 2002 Oct;41(10):712-3.

6534.      Wagner CW. The ongoing evaluation of the impact of depression on asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):540-1.

6535.      Ward KM, Celebi JT, Gmyrek R, Grossman ME. Acute infectious purpura fulminans associated with asplenism or hyposplenism. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002 Oct;47(4):493-6.

6536.      Wentworth P Jr, McDunn JE, Wentworth AD, Takeuchi C, Nieva J, Jones T, Bautista C, Ruedi JM, Gutierrez A, Janda KD, Babior BM, Eschenmoser A, Lerner RA.  Evidence for antibody-catalyzed ozone formation in bacterial killing and inflammation. Science. 2002 Dec 13;298(5601):2195-9.

6537.      Yousef E, McGeady SJ. Lactic acidosis and status asthmaticus: how common in pediatrics? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Dec;89(6):585-8. Review.

6538.      Zerbib F, Guisset O, Lamouliatte H, Quinton A, Galmiche JP, Tunon-De-Lara JM.  Effects of bronchial obstruction on lower esophageal sphincter motility and gastroesophageal reflux in patients with asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov 1;166(9):1206-11.


6539.      Busse WW, Lenfant C, Lemanske RF Jr. Asthma guidelines: a changing paradigm to improve asthma care. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Nov;110(5):703-5.

6540.      Kawashima M, Harada S, Tango T. Review of fexofenadine in the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria. Int J Dermatol. 2002 Oct;41(10):701-6.

6541.    Kull I, Wickman M, Lilja G, Nordvall SL, Pershagen G. Breast feeding and allergic diseases in infants-a prospective birth cohort study. Arch Dis Child. 2002 Dec;87(6):478-81.

6542.    McDonald E, Cook D, Newman T, Griffith L, Cox G, Guyatt G. Effect of air filtration systems on asthma: a systematic review of randomized trials. Chest. 2002 Nov;122(5):1535-42.

6543.    Rapoport D. Overdrugged patients: enough is enough. Can Fam Physician. 2002 Nov;48:1764.

6544.    Sampson HA. Food allergy: from biology toward therapy. IJCP. 2002 Aug; 13(3): 17-27


July 2003  

7057.   Aguilar Leon DE, Novelo Retana V, Martinez-Cordero E. Anti-avian antibodies and rheumatoid factor in pigeon hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):226-32.

7058.   Alvarez-Puebla MJ, Garcia-Figueroa BE, Tabar-Purroy AI, Olaguibel-Rivera JM.   Discriminant analysis in allergic rhinitis and asthma: methacholine dose-response slope allows a good differentiation between mild asthma and rhinitis. Respir Med. 2003 Jan;97(1):30-6.

7059.   Andre F, Cavagna S, Andre C. Gelatin prepared from tuna skin: a risk factor for fish allergy or sensitization? Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jan;130(1):17-24.

7060.   Aoyagi M, Shimojo N, Sekine K, Nishimuta T, Kohno Y. Respiratory syncytial virus infection suppresses IFN-gamma production of gammadelta T cells. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Feb;131(2):312-7.

7061.   Bender BG, Leung SB, Leung DY. Actigraphy assessment of sleep disturbance in patients with atopic dermatitis: an objective life quality measure. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Mar;111(3):598-602.

7062.   Boumiza R, Monneret G, Forissier MF, Savoye J, Gutowski MC, Powell WS, Bienvenu J. Marked improvement of the basophil activation test by detecting CD203c instead of CD63. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):259-65.

7063.   Chou H, Chang CY, Tsai JJ, Tang RB, Lee SS, Wang SR, Peng HJ, Shen HD.  The prevalence of IgE antibody reactivity against the alkaline serine protease major allergen of Penicillium chrysogenum increases with the age of asthmatic patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Feb;90(2):248-53.

7064.   Corradi M, Folesani G, Andreoli R, Manini P, Bodini A, Piacentini G, Carraro S, Zanconato S, Baraldi E. Aldehydes and glutathione in exhaled breath condensate of children with asthma exacerbation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 1;167(3):395-9.

7065.   De Boissieu D, Waguet JC, Dupont C. The atopy patch tests for detection of cow's milk allergy with digestive symptoms. J Pediatr. 2003 Feb;142(2):203-5.

7066.   Eaton DA, Roland PS, Mabry RL, Shoup AG. Electrocochleography and intranasal allergen challenge as investigational tools in patients with inhalant allergy and Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope. 2003 Jan;113(1):33-6.

7067.   Gonzalez-Quintela A, Gude F, Boquete O, Rey J, Meijide LM, Suarez F, Fernandez-Merino MC, Perez LF, Vidal C. Association of alcohol consumption with total serum immunoglobulin E levels and allergic sensitization in an adult population-based survey. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):199-205.

7068.   Hamilton RG, Adkinson NF Jr. 23. Clinical laboratory assessment of IgE-dependent hypersensitivity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2 Suppl):S687-701. Review.

7069.   Holgate ST, Peters-Golden M. Introduction: the anti-inflammatory role of cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonists in asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jan;111(1 Suppl):S1-4.

7070.   Jin GB, Nakayama H, Shmyhlo M, Inoue S, Kondo M, Ikezawa Z, Ouchi Y, Cyong JC.  High positive frequency of antibodies to metallothionein and heat shock protein 70 in sera of patients with metal allergy. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Feb;131(2):275-9.

7071.   Kaito K, Otsubo H, Ogasawara Y, Kimura H, Kurihara E, Koike M, Aiso M, Kobayashi M. Serum soluble interleukin-2 receptor in eosinophilia. Acta Haematol. 2003;109(1):23-8.

7072.   Linneberg A, Petersen J, Nielsen NH, Madsen F, Frolund L, Dirksen A, Jorgensen T. The relationship of alcohol consumption to total immunoglobulin E and the development of immunoglobulin E sensitization: the Copenhagen Allergy Study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):192-8.

7073.   Mayorga C, Torres MJ, Corzo JL, Alvarez J, Garcia JA, Rodriguez CA, Blanca M, Jurado A. Immediate allergy to tetanus toxoid vaccine: determination of immunoglobulin E and immunoglobulin G antibodies to allergenic proteins. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Feb;90(2):238-43.

7074.   Oura H, Bertoncini J, Velasco P, Brown LF, Carmeliet P, Detmar M. A critical role of placental growth factor in the induction of inflammation and edema formation. Blood. 2003 Jan 15;101(2):560-7.

7075.   Pham DN, Chu HW, Martin RJ, Kraft M. Increased matrix metalloproteinase-9 with elastolysis in nocturnal asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Jan;90(1):72-8.

7076.   Silkoff P.  Exhaled nitric oxide as a diagnostic tool. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 15;167(4):665-6; author reply 665-6.

7077.   Skowron M, Perret E, Marano F, Caput D, Tournier F. Interleukin-13 alters mucociliary differentiation of human nasal epithelial cells. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):373S-4S. Review.

7078.   Tamura Y, Kawaguchi J, Serizawa N, Hirahara K, Shiraishi A, Nigi H, Taniguchi Y, Toda M, Inouye S, Takemori T, Sakaguchi M. Analysis of sequential immunoglobulin E-binding epitope of Japanese cedar pollen allergen (Cry j 2) in humans, monkeys and mice. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):211-7.

7079.   Wang CL, Wu YT, Liu CA, Lin MW, Lee CJ, Huang LT, Yang KD. Expression of CD40 ligand on CD4+ T-cells and platelets correlated to the coronary artery lesion and disease progress in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics. 2003 Feb;111(2):E140-7.

7080.   Wang L, McParland BE, Pare PD. The functional consequences of structural changes in the airways: implications for airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):356S-62S. Review.

7081.   Wessler I, Reinheimer T, Kilbinger H, Bittinger F, Kirkpatrick CJ, Saloga J, Knop J. Increased acetylcholine levels in skin biopsies of patients with atopic dermatitis. Life Sci. 2003 Mar 28;72(18-19):2169-72.

7082.   Yu CJ, Lin YF, Chiang BL, Chow LP. Proteomics and immunological analysis of a novel shrimp allergen, Pen m 2. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 1;170(1):445-53.

7083.   Zheng X, Nakamura K, Furukawa H, Nishibu A, Takahashi M, Tojo M, Kaneko F, Kakinuma T, Tamaki K. Demonstration of TARC and CCR4 mRNA expression and distribution using in situ RT-PCR in the lesional skin of atopic dermatitis. J Dermatol. 2003 Jan;30(1):26-32.



7084.   Bergeron C, Page N, Barbeau B, Chakir J. Interleukin-4 promotes airway remodeling in asthma: regulation of procollagen I (alpha1) gene by interleukin-4. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):424S. Review.

7085.   Dibbern DA Jr, Palmer GW, Williams PB, Bock SA, Dreskin SC. RBL cells expressing human Fc epsilon RI are a sensitive tool for exploring functional IgE-allergen interactions: studies with sera from peanut-sensitive patients. J Immunol Methods. 2003 Mar 1;274(1-2):37-45.

7086.   El Bahlawan L, Christensen M, Binaei S, Murphy C, Zhang Q, Quasney M.  Lack of association between the tumor necrosis factor-alpha regulatory region genetic polymorphisms associated with elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels and children with asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):374S-5S. Review.

7087.   Lobos E, Nutman TB, Hothersall JS, Moncada S. Elevated immunoglobulin E against recombinant Brugia malayi gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase in patients with bancroftian filariasis: association with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia or putative immunity. Infect Immun. 2003 Feb;71(2):747-53.

7088.   Roche N, Stirling RG, Lim S, Oliver BG, Oates T, Jazrawi E, Caramori G, Chung KF. Effect of acute and chronic inflammatory stimuli on expression of protease-activated receptors 1 and 2 in alveolar macrophages. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2):367-73.

7089.   Sekiya T, Tsunemi Y, Miyamasu M, Ohta K, Morita A, Saeki H, Matsushima K, Yoshie O, Tsuchiya N, Yamaguchi M, Yamamoto K, Tamaki K, Hirai K.  Variations in the human Th2-specific chemokine TARC gene. Immunogenetics. 2003 Jan;54(10):742-5.

7090.   Vercelli D. Learning from discrepancies: CD14 polymorphisms, atopy and the endotoxin switch. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):153-5.


7091.   Himly M, Jahn-Schmid B, Dedic A, Kelemen P, Wopfner N, Altmann F, van Ree R, Briza P, Richter K, Ebner C, Ferreira F. Art v 1, the major allergen of mugwort pollen, is a modular glycoprotein with a defensin-like and a hydroxyproline-rich domain. FASEB J. 2003 Jan;17(1):106-8.

7092.   Smithers M, O'Connell K, MacFadyen S, Chambers M, Greenwood K, Boyce A, Abdul-Jabbar I, Barker K, Grimmett K, Walpole E, Thomas R. Clinical response after intradermal immature dendritic cell vaccination in metastatic melanoma is associated with immune response to particulate antigen. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2003 Jan;52(1):41-52.


October 2003

7691.   Adams BK, Cydulka RK.  Asthma evaluation and management. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003 May;21(2):315-30.

7692.   Akdis M, Trautmann A, Klunker S, Daigle I, Kucuksezer UC, Deglmann W, Disch R, Blaser K, Akdis CA. T helper (Th) 2 predominance in atopic diseases is due to preferential apoptosis of circulating memory/effector Th1 cells. FASEB J. 2003 Jun;17(9):1026-35.

7693.   Anees W.  Use of pulmonary function tests in the diagnosis of occupational asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5 Suppl 2):47-51.

7694.   Baraldi E, Carraro S, Alinovi R, Pesci A, Ghiro L, Bodini A, Piacentini G, Zacchello F, Zanconato S.  Cysteinyl leukotrienes and 8-isoprostane in exhaled breath condensate of children with asthma exacerbations. Thorax. 2003 Jun;58(6):505-9.

7695.   Barczyk A, Pierzchala W, Sozanska E.  Interleukin-17 in sputum correlates with airway hyperresponsiveness to methacholine. Respir Med. 2003 Jun;97(6):726-33.

7696.   Baroody FM.  Allergic rhinitis: broader disease effects and implications for management.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 May;128(5):616-31.

7697.   Bellia V, Battaglia S, Catalano F, Scichilone N, Incalzi RA, Imperiale C, Rengo F.  Aging and disability affect misdiagnosis of COPD in elderly asthmatics: the SARA study. Chest. 2003 Apr;123(4):1066-72.

7698.   Bhattarai MD.  Asthma mistaken for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lancet. 2003 May 31;361(9372):1914-5.

7699.   Burks W.  Peanut allergy: a growing phenomenon. J Clin Invest. 2003 Apr;111(7):950-2.

7700.   Cameron HL, Yang PC, Perdue MH.  Glucagon-like peptide-2-enhanced barrier function reduces pathophysiology in a model of food allergy. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2003 Jun;284(6):G905-12. Epub 2003 Jan 29.

7701.   Chakir J, Shannon J, Molet S, Fukakusa M, Elias J, Laviolette M, Boulet LP, Hamid Q.  Airway remodeling-associated mediators in moderate to severe asthma: effect of steroids on TGF-beta, IL-11, IL-17, and type I and type III collagen expression. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1293-8.

7702.   Chetta A, Castagnaro A, Foresi A, Del Donno M, Pisi G, Malorgio R, Olivieri D.  Assessment of breathlessness perception by Borg scale in asthmatic patients: reproducibility and applicability to different stimuli. J Asthma. 2003 May;40(3):323-9.

7703.   Cisternas MG, Blanc PD, Yen IH, Katz PP, Earnest G, Eisner MD, Shiboski S, Yelin EH.  A comprehensive study of the direct and indirect costs of adult asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1212-8.

7704.   Cooper PJ, Chico ME, Rodrigues LC, Ordonez M, Strachan D, Griffin GE, Nutman TB.  Reduced risk of atopy among school-age children infected with geohelminth parasites in a rural area of the tropics. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):995-1000.

7705.   Covar RA, Szefler SJ, Martin RJ, Sundstrom DA, Silkoff PE, Murphy J, Young DA, Spahn JD. Relations between exhaled nitric oxide and measures of disease activity among children with mild-to-moderate asthma. J Pediatr. 2003 May;142(5):469-75.

7706.   Dagoye D, Bekele Z, Woldemichael K, Nida H, Yimam M, Hall A, Venn AJ, Britton JR, Hubbard R, Lewis SA. Wheezing, allergy, and parasite infection in children in urban and rural Ethiopia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 May 15;167(10):1369-73. Epub 2003 Jan 24.

7707.   Di Franco A, Bartoli ML, Carnevali S, Cianchetti S, Bacci E, Dente FL, Giannini D, Taccola M, Vagaggini B, Paggiaro PL.  Analysis of sputum cell counts during spontaneous moderate exacerbations of asthma in comparison to the stable phase. J Asthma. 2003 Apr;40(2):155-62.

7708.   Ebo DG, Stevens WJ, Bridts C, De Clerck LS.  Clinical laboratory assessment of IgE. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1414;

7709.   Ferguson J.  Diagnosis and treatment of the common idiopathic photodermatoses. Australas J Dermatol. 2003 May;44(2):90-6.

7710.   Foetisch K, Westphal S, Lauer I, Retzek M, Altmann F, Kolarich D, Scheurer S, Vieths S.  Biological activity of IgE specific for cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):889-96.

7711.   Fritsche R.  Animal models in food allergy: assessment of allergenicity and preventive activity of infant formulas. Toxicol Lett. 2003 Apr 11;140-141:303-9.

7712.   Goldrick BA.  Allergic aspergillosis. Am J Nurs. 2003 Apr;103(4):89.

7713.   Gruchalla RS, Gan V, Roy L, Bokovoy J, McDermott S, Lawrence G, Hynan L, Luckett P.  Results of an inner-city school-based asthma and allergy screening pilot study: a combined approach using written questionnaires and step testing. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5):491-9.

7714.   Halpern MT, Khan ZM, Stanford RH, Spayde KM, Golubiewski M.   Asthma: resource use and costs for inhaled corticosteroid vs leukotriene modifier treatment--a meta-analysis. J Fam Pract. 2003 May;52(5):382-9.

7715.   Hammarsten R, Hammarsten J, Jemsby P.  Preoperative skin testing of materials used in surgical procedures. AORN J. 2003 Apr;77(4):762-6, 769-71.

7716.   Han Z, Junxu, Zhong N.  Expression of matrix metalloproteinases MMP-9 within the airways in asthma. Respir Med. 2003 May;97(5):563-7.

7717.   Hepner DL, Castells MC.  Latex allergy: an update. Anesth Analg. 2003 Apr;96(4):1219-29.

7718.   Kalliomaki M, Salminen S, Poussa T, Arvilommi H, Isolauri E.  Probiotics and prevention of atopic disease: 4-year follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2003 May 31;361(9372):1869-71.

7719.   Kanazawa H, Asai K, Hirata K, Yoshikawa J.  Possible effects of vascular endothelial growth factor in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Med. 2003 Apr 1;114(5):354-8.

7720.   Kerschenlohr K, Decard S, Przybilla B, Wollenberg A.  Atopy patch test reactions show a rapid influx of inflammatory dendritic epidermal cells in patients with extrinsic atopic dermatitis and patients with intrinsic atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):869-74.

7721.   Lierl MB.  Exhaled nitric oxide: a useful aide in pediatric asthma management? J Pediatr. 2003 May;142(5):461-2.

7722.   Lieutier-Colas F, Purohit A, Meyer P, Fabries JF, Kopferschmitt MC, Dessanges JF, Pauli G, de Blay F. Bronchial challenge tests in patients with asthma sensitized to cats: the importance of large particles in the immediate response. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Apr 15;167(8):1077-82.

7723.   Lim AY, Chambers DC, Ayres JG, Stableforth DE, Honeybourne D.   Exhaled nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. Respir Med. 2003 Apr;97(4):331-6.

7724.   Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Guevarra L, O'Connor GT, Weiss ST, Tollerud DJ.  Serum interferon-gamma is associated with longitudinal decline in lung function among asthmatic patients: the Normative Aging Study. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Apr;90(4):422-8.

7725.   Macy E, Mangat R, Burchette RJ.  Penicillin skin testing in advance of need: multiyear follow-up in 568 test result-negative subjects exposed to oral penicillins. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1111-5.

7726.   Malmberg LP, Pelkonen AS, Haahtela T, Turpeinen M.   Exhaled nitric oxide rather than lung function distinguishes preschool children with probable asthma. Thorax. 2003 Jun;58(6):494-9.

7727.   Medeiros M Jr, Figueiredo JP, Almeida MC, Matos MA, Araujo MI, Cruz AA, Atta AM, Rego MA, de Jesus AR, Taketomi EA, Carvalho EM.  Schistosoma mansoni infection is associated with a reduced course of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):947-51.

7728.   Moneret-Vautrin DA, Kanny G, Fremont S.  Laboratory tests for diagnosis of food allergy: advantages, disadvantages and future perspectives. Allerg Immunol (Paris). 2003 Apr;35(4):113-9.

7729.   Munoz-Furlong A.  Daily coping strategies for patients and their families. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 3):1654-61.

7730.   Noga O, Hanf G, Kunkel G.  Immunological and clinical changes in allergic asthmatics following treatment with omalizumab. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 May;131(1):46-52.

7731.   Novak N, Tepel C, Koch S, Brix K, Bieber T, Kraft S.  Evidence for a differential expression of the FcepsilonRIgamma chain in dendritic cells of atopic and nonatopic  donors. J Clin Invest. 2003 Apr;111(7):1047-56.

7732.   Nowak-Wegrzyn A.  Future approaches to food allergy. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 3):1672-80.

7733.   Nugent JS, Quinn JM, McGrath CM, Hrncir DE, Boleman WT, Freeman TM.  Determination of the incidence of sensitization after penicillin skin testing. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Apr;90(4):398-403.

7734.   Ohga S, Nomura A, Ihara K, Takahata Y, Suga N, Akeda H, Shibata R, Okamura J, Kinukawa N, Hara T.  Cytokine imbalance in hyper-IgE syndrome: reduced expression of transforming growth factor beta and interferon gamma genes in circulating activated T cells. Br J Haematol. 2003 Apr;121(2):324-31.

7735.   Ownby DR.  Strategies for distinguishing asymptomatic latex sensitization from true occupational allergy or asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5 Suppl 2):42-6.

7736.   Palosuo K, Varjonen E, Nurkkala J, Kalkkinen N, Harvima R, Reunala T, Alenius H.  Transglutaminase-mediated cross-linking of a peptic fraction of omega-5 gliadin enhances IgE reactivity in wheat-dependent, exercise-induced anaphylaxis.  Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1386-92.

7737.   Ramos JD, Cheong N, Lee BW, Chua KY.  Peptide mapping of immunoglobulin E and immunoglobulin G immunodominant epitopes of an allergenic Blomia tropicalis paramyosin, Blo t 11. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Apr;33(4):511-7.

7738.   Redline S, Larkin EK, Kercsmar C, Berger M, Siminoff LA.  Development and validation of school-based asthma and allergy screening instruments for parents and students. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5):516-28.

7739.   Remes ST, Iivanainen K, Koskela H, Pekkanen J.  Which factors explain the lower prevalence of atopy amongst farmers' children? Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Apr;33(4):427-34.

7740.   Roberts EM.  Does your child have asthma? Parent reports and medication use for pediatric asthma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 May;157(5):449-55.

7741.   Sastre J, Fernandez-Nieto M, Rico P, Martin S, Barber D, Cuesta J, de las Heras M, Quirce S.  Specific immunotherapy with a standardized latex extract in allergic workers: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):985-94.

7742.   Saxena S, Madan T, Shah A, Muralidhar K, Sarma PU. Association of polymorphisms in the collagen region of SP-A2 with increased levels of total IgE antibodies and eosinophilia in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1001-7. 

7743.   Simpson JL, Moric I, Wark PA, Johnston SL, Gibson PG.  Use of induced sputum for the diagnosis of influenza and infections in asthma: a comparison of diagnostic techniques. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):339-46.

7744.   Stempel DA.  Assessing the economic burden of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1203-4.

7745.   Szczeklik A, Stevenson DD.  Aspirin-induced asthma: advances in pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):913-21

7746.   Tarlo SM.  Laboratory challenge testing for occupational asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):692-4.

7747.   Taube C, Kanniess F, Gronke L, Richter K, Mucke M, Paasch K, Eichler G, Jorres RA, Magnussen H.   Reproducibility of forced inspiratory and expiratory volumes after bronchodilation in patients with COPD or asthma. Respir Med. 2003 May;97(5):568-77.

7748.   Tsen YC, Kao GY, Chang CL, Lai FY, Huang CH, Ouyang S, Yu MH, Wang CP, Chiou YN.  Evaluation and validation of a duck IgY antibody-based immunoassay for high-sensitivity C-reactive protein: avian antibody application in clinical diagnostics. Clin Chem. 2003 May;49(5):810-3.

7749.   von Bubnoff D, Bezold G, Matz H, Hanau D, De La Salle H, Bieber T.  Quantification of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase gene induction in atopic and non-atopic monocytes after ligation of the high-affinity receptor for IgE, Fc(epsilon)RI and interferon-gamma stimulation. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 May;132(2):247-53.

7750.   Wagers S.  Polarized helium: changing our view of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1201-2.

7751.   Warner JO.  The blood lung function test: does it exist for asthma? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jun 1;167(11):1465-6.

7752.   Wenzel SE, Balzar S, Cundall M, Chu HW. Subepithelial basement membrane immunoreactivity for matrix metalloproteinase 9: association with asthma severity, neutrophilic inflammation, and wound repair. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1345-52.

7753.   White A, Slade P, Hunt C, Hart A, Ernst E.  Individualised homeopathy as an adjunct in the treatment of childhood asthma: a randomised placebo controlled trial. Thorax. 2003 Apr;58(4):317-21.

7754.   Yao TC, Kuo ML, See LC, Chen LC, Yan DC, Ou LS, Shaw CK, Huang JL.  The RANTES promoter polymorphism: a genetic risk factor for near-fatal asthma in Chinese children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jun;111(6):1285-92.

7755.   Zaitsu M, Hamasaki Y, Matsuo M, Ichimaru T, Fujita I, Ishii E.  Leukotriene synthesis is increased by transcriptional up-regulation of 5-lipoxygenase, leukotriene A4 hydrolase, and leukotriene C4 synthase in asthmatic children. J Asthma. 2003 Apr;40(2):147-54.


7756.   Ananworanich J, Nuesch R, Teeratakulpisarn S, Srasuebkul P, Chuenyam T, Siangphoe U, Ungsedhaphand C, Phanuphak P, Ruxrungtham K.  In vivo cell-mediated immunity in subjects with undetectable viral load on protease inhibitor-based versus non-protease inhibitor-based highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Apr 15;32(5):570-2.

7757.   Asero R, Lorini M, Tedeschi A.  Association of chronic urticaria with thyroid autoimmunity and Raynaud phenomenon with anticentromere antibodies. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1129-30.

7758.   Bachert C, Gevaert P, Howarth P, Holtappels G, van Cauwenberge P, Johansson SG.  IgE to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins in serum is related to severity of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1131-2.

7759.   Beeh KM, Beier J, Kornmann O, Meier C, Taeumer T, Buhl R.  A single nasal allergen challenge increases induced sputum inflammatory markers in non-asthmatic subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis: correlation with plasma interleukin-5. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Apr;33(4):475-82.

7760.   Bochenek G, Nagraba K, Nizankowska E, Szczeklik A.  A controlled study of 9alpha,11beta-PGF2 (a prostaglandin D2 metabolite) in plasma and urine of patients with bronchial asthma and healthy controls after aspirin challenge. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):743-9.

7761.   Brown V, Warke TJ, Shields MD, Ennis M.  T cell cytokine profiles in childhood asthma. Thorax. 2003 Apr;58(4):311-6.

7762.   Calder PC.  Polyunsaturated fatty acids and cytokine profiles: a clue to the changing prevalence of atopy? Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Apr;33(4):412-5.

7763.   Colilla S, Nicolae D, Pluzhnikov A, Blumenthal MN, Beaty TH, Bleecker ER, Lange EM, Rich SS, Meyers DA, Ober C, Cox NJ; Collaborative Study for the Genetics of Asthma.  Evidence for gene-environment interactions in a linkage study of asthma and smoking exposure. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):840-6.

7764.   Flais MJ.  Literature reports of angiotensin receptor antagonist-induced angioedema in patients with a history of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-induced angioedema. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jun 23;163(12):1488

7765.   Groneberg DA, Welker P, Fischer TC, Dinh QT, Grutzkau A, Peiser C, Wahn U, Henz BM, Fischer A.  Down-regulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide receptor expression in atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1099-105.

7766.   Hashida R, Ogawa K, Miyagawa M, Sugita Y, Takahashi E, Nagasu T, Katsunuma T, Akasawa A, Tsujimoto G, Matsumoto K, Saito H.   Analysis of gene expression in peripheral blood eosinophils from patients with atopic dermatitis by differential display. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jun;131 Suppl 1:26-33.

7767.   Huang JL, Chen LC, Yeh KW, Lin SJ, Hsieh KH, Kuo ML.  TH1 and TH2 cytokine production among asthmatic children after immunotherapy. J Asthma. 2003 May;40(3):273-9.

7768.   Kabesch M, Peters W, Carr D, Leupold W, Weiland SK, von Mutius E.  Association between polymorphisms in caspase recruitment domain containing protein 15 and allergy in two German populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Apr;111(4):813-7.

7769.   Kelly-Welch AE, Hanson EM, Boothby MR, Keegan AD.  Interleukin-4 and interleukin-13 signaling connections maps. Science. 2003 Jun 6;300(5625):1527-8.

7770.   MacLean JA, Hannaway PJ.  Angioedema and AT1 receptor blockers: proceed with caution. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jun 23;163(12):1488-9;

7771.   Malling HJ.  Immunotherapy for rhinitis. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 May;3(3):204-9.

7772.   Maziak W.  The Th1-Th2 paradigm and asthma: how far should we go? J Asthma. 2003 Apr;40(2):201-5.

7773.   Mucha SM, Baroody FM.  Relationships between atopy and bacterial infections. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 May;3(3):232-7.

7774.   Obase Y, Shimoda T, Kawano T, Saeki S, Tomari SY, Mitsuta-Izaki K, Matsuse H, Kinoshita M, Kohno S.  Polymorphisms in the CYP1A2 gene and theophylline metabolism in patients with asthma. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2003 May;73(5):468-74.

7775.   Ogawa K, Kaminuma O, Kikkawa H, Akiyama K, Mori A.  Interaction with monocytes enhances IL-5 gene transcription in peripheral T cells of asthmatic patients. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jun;131 Suppl 1:20-5.

7776.   Parikh SA, Cho SH, Oh CK.  Preformed enzymes in mast cell granules and their potential role in allergic rhinitis.Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 May;3(3):266-72.

7777.   Partridge MR, Dockrell M, Smith NM.  The use of complementary medicines by those with asthma. Respir Med. 2003 Apr;97(4):436-8.

7778.   Pierzchalska M, Szabo Z, Sanak M, Soja J, Szczeklik A.  Deficient prostaglandin E2 production by bronchial fibroblasts of asthmatic patients, with special reference to aspirin-induced asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1041-8.

7779.   Regner KR, Riegert-Johnson L, Volcheck GW.  Serial measurement of serum tryptase in angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-associated angioedema. Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 May;78(5):655-6.

7780.   Saarne T, Kaiser L, Rasool O, Huecas S, van Hage-Hamsten M, Gafvelin G.  Cloning and characterisation of two IgE-binding proteins, homologous to tropomyosin and alpha-tubulin, from the mite Lepidoglyphus destructor. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Apr;130(4):258-65.

7781.   Sternberg EM.  Introduction. Neuroendocrine and neural factors in autoimmune, inflammatory, infectious, and allergic disease: a summary of the conference. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 May;992:xi-xii.

7782.   Taha R, Hamid Q, Cameron L, Olivenstein R.  T helper type 2 cytokine receptors and associated transcription factors GATA-3, c-MAF, and signal transducer and activator of transcription factor-6 in induced sputum of atopic asthmatic patients. Chest. 2003 Jun;123(6):2074-82.

7783.   Taylor AJ.  HLA phenotype and exposure in development of occupational asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5 Suppl 2):24-7.

7784.   Tsukahara H, Shibata R, Ohshima Y, Todoroki Y, Sato S, Ohta N, Hiraoka M, Yoshida A, Nishima S, Mayumi M.   Oxidative stress and altered antioxidant defenses in children with acute exacerbation of atopic dermatitis. Life Sci. 2003 Apr 18;72(22):2509-16.

Vaccines :

7785.   Casadevall A, Pirofski LA. Exploiting the redundancy in the immune system: vaccines can mediate protection by eliciting 'unnatural' immunity. J Exp Med. 2003 Jun 2;197(11):1401-4.  


7786.   Anand MK, Nelson HS, Dreskin SC.  A possible role for cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors in the treatment of chronic urticaria. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 May;111(5):1133-6.

7787.   Bork K, Hardt J, Schicketanz KH, Ressel N.  Clinical studies of sudden upper airway obstruction in patients with hereditary angioedema due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency. Arch Intern Med. 2003 May 26;163(10):1229-35.

7788.   Calder PC.  Polyunsaturated fatty acids and cytokine profiles: a clue to the changing prevalence of atopy? Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Apr;33(4):412-5.

7789.   Korniewicz DM, El-Masri MM, Broyles JM, Martin CD, O'Connell KP.  A laboratory-based study to assess the performance of surgical gloves. AORN J. 2003 Apr;77(4):772-9.

7790.   Lim AY, Chambers DC, Ayres JG, Stableforth DE, Honeybourne D.  Exhaled nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. Respir Med. 2003 Apr;97(4):331-6.

7791.   McCarthy M.  Researchers call for more research into asthma in Latin America. Lancet. 2003 May 24;361(9371):1797.

7792.   Yee D, Valiquette C, Pelletier M, Parisien I, Rocher I, Menzies D.  Incidence of serious side effects from first-line antituberculosis drugs among patients treated for active tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jun 1;167(11):1472-7. Epub 2003 Jan 31.

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