ALLERGY

 

JANUARY,2004  

 Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

8317.      Abelson MB, Loeffler O.  Conjunctival allergen challenge: models in the investigation of ocular allergy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Jul;3(4):363-8.

8318.      Alexis NE, Eldridge MW, Peden DB.  Effect of inhaled endotoxin on airway and circulating inflammatory cell phagocytosis and CD11b expression in atopic asthmatic subjects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Aug;112(2):353-61.

8319.      Asero R, Tedeschi A, Lorini M, Caldironi G, Barocci F.  Sera from patients with multiple drug allergy syndrome contain circulating histamine-releasing factors. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jul;131(3):195-200.

8320.      Asero R, Tedeschi A, Lorini M, Gerosa M, Meroni P, Riboldi P.  Circulating stem cell factor in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Jul;91(1):79-81.

8321.      Beyer K, Ellman-Grunther L, Jarvinen KM, Wood RA, Hourihane J, Sampson HA.  Measurement of peptide-specific IgE as an additional tool in identifying patients with clinical reactivity to peanuts. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jul;112(1):202-7.

8322.      Bublin M, Radauer C, Wilson IB, Kraft D, Scheiner O, Breiteneder H, Hoffmann-Sommergruber K. Cross-reactive N-glycans of Api g 5, a high molecular weight glycoprotein allergen from celery, are required for immunoglobulin E binding and activation of effector cells from allergic patients. FASEB J. 2003 Sep;17(12):1697-9. Epub 2003 Jul 18.

8323.      Chew GL, Perzanowski MS, Miller RL, Correa JC, Hoepner LA, Jusino CM, Becker MG, Kinney PL.  Distribution and determinants of mouse allergen exposure in low-income New York City apartments. Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Aug;111(10):1348-51.

8324.      ElHalawani SM, Ly NT, Mahon RT, Amundson DE.  Exhaled nitric oxide as a predictor of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Chest. 2003 Aug;124(2):639-43. 

8325.      Fonacier L, Charlesworth EN.  Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis in the allergist office. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Jul;3(4):283-90.

8326.      Garcia Robaina JC, Sanchez Machin I, Fernandez-Caldas E, Iraola Calvo V, Vazquez Moncholi C, Bonnet Moreno C, de la Torre Morin F.  Skin tests and conjunctival and bronchial challenges with extracts of Blomia tropicalis and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus in patients with allergic asthma and/or rhinoconjunctivitis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jul;131(3):182-8. 

8327.      Gauvreau GM, Becker AB, Boulet LP, Chakir J, Fick RB, Greene WL, Killian KJ, O'byrne PM, Reid JK, Cockcroft DW.  The effects of an anti-CD11a mAb, efalizumab, on allergen-induced airway responses and airway inflammation in subjects with atopic asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Aug;112(2):331-8.

8328.      Hamada Y, Tanaka H, Ishizaki S, Ishida M, Nagashima Y, Shiomi K.   Purification, reactivity with IgE and cDNA cloning of parvalbumin as the major allergen of mackerels.Food Chem Toxicol. 2003 Aug;41(8):1149-56.

8329.      Hansel TT, Kharitonov SA, Donnelly LE, Erin EM, Currie MG, Moore WM, Manning PT, Recker DP, Barnes PJ.   A selective inhibitor of inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibits exhaled breath nitric oxide in healthy volunteers and asthmatics. FASEB J. 2003 Jul;17(10):1298-300. Epub 2003 May 08.

8330.      Holcroft CA, Eisen EA, Sama SR, Wegman DH.  Measurement characteristics of peak expiratory flow. Chest. 2003 Aug;124(2):501-10.

8331.      Honda K, Arima M, Cheng G, Taki S, Hirata H, Eda F, Fukushima F, Yamaguchi B, Hatano M, Tokuhisa T, Fukuda T.  Prostaglandin D2 reinforces Th2 type inflammatory responses of airways to low-dose antigen through bronchial expression of macrophage-derived chemokine. J Exp Med. 2003 Aug 18;198(4):533-43.

8332.      Irkec M, Bozkurt B.  Epithelial cells in ocular allergy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Jul;3(4):352-7.

8333.      Jenkins HA, Cool C, Szefler SJ, Covar R, Brugman S, Gelfand EW, Spahn JD.  Histopathology of severe childhood asthma: a case series. Chest. 2003 Jul;124(1):32-41.

8334.      Kiljander TO.  The role of proton pump inhibitors in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease-related asthma and chronic cough. Am J Med. 2003 Aug 18;115 Suppl 3A:65S-71S.

8335.      Kumar R.  Mild, moderate, and severe forms of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a clinical and serologic evaluation. Chest. 2003 Sep;124(3):890-2.

8336.      Latcham F, Merino F, Lang A, Garvey J, Thomson MA, Walker-Smith JA, Davies SE, Phillips AD, Murch SH. A consistent pattern of minor immunodeficiency and subtle enteropathy in children with multiple food allergy. J Pediatr. 2003 Jul;143(1):39-47.

8337.      Leonardi A, Brun P, Abatangelo G, Plebani M, Secchi AG.  Tear levels and activity of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-1 and MMP-9 in vernal keratoconjunctivitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003 Jul;44(7):3052-8.

8338.      Lukacs NW, Miller AL, Hogaboam CM.  Chemokine receptors in asthma: searching for the correct immune targets. J Immunol. 2003 Jul 1;171(1):11-5.

8339.      Marcoval J, Moreno A, Mana J.  Papular sarcoidosis of the knees: a clue for the diagnosis of erythema nodosum-associated sarcoidosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Jul;49(1):75-8.

8340.      Marigo M, Nouer DF, Genelhu MC, Malaquias LC, Pizziolo VR, Costa AS, Martins-Filho OA, Alves-Oliveira LF.   Evaluation of immunologic profile in patients with nickel sensitivity due to use of fixed orthodontic appliances. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2003 Jul;124(1):46-52.

8341.      Masuyama K, Morishima Y, Ishii Y, Nomura A, Sakamoto T, Kimura T, Mochizuki M, Uchida Y, Sekizawa K.   Sputum E-cadherin and asthma severity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jul;112(1):208-9.

8342.      Monteseirin J, Bonilla I, Camacho MJ, Chacon P, Vega A, Chaparro A, Conde J, Sobrino F.   Specific allergens enhance elastase release in stimulated neutrophils from asthmatic patients. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jul;131(3):174-81. 

8343.      Morell F, Roger A, Cruz MJ, Munoz X, Rodrigo MJ.  Suberosis: clinical study and new etiologic agents in a series of eight patients. Chest. 2003 Sep;124(3):1145-52.

8344.      Naleway AL, Belongia EA, Greenlee RT, Kieke BA Jr, Chen RT, Shay DK.  Eczematous skin disease and recall of past diagnoses: implications for smallpox vaccination. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jul 1;139(1):1-7.

8345.      Nassenstein C, Braun A, Erpenbeck VJ, Lommatzsch M, Schmidt S, Krug N, Luttmann W, Renz H, Virchow JC Jr. The neurotrophins nerve growth factor, brain-derived neurotrophic factor, neurotrophin-3, and neurotrophin-4 are survival and activation factors for eosinophils in patients with allergic bronchial asthma. J Exp Med. 2003 Aug 4;198(3):455-67.

8346.      Osterballe M, Bindslev-Jensen C.  Threshold levels in food challenge and specific IgE in patients with egg allergy: is there a relationship? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jul;112(1):196-201.

8347.      Park SW, Kim do J, Chang HS, Park SJ, Lee YM, Park JS, Chung IY, Lee JH, Park CS.   Association of interleukin-5 and eotaxin with acute exacerbation of asthma. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Aug;131(4):283-90.

8348.      Perez-Machado MA, Ashwood P, Thomson MA, Latcham F, Sim R, Walker-Smith JA, Murch SH.  Reduced transforming growth factor-beta1-producing T cells in the duodenal mucosa of children with food allergy. Eur J Immunol. 2003 Aug;33(8):2307-15.

8349.      Petays T, von Hertzen L, Metso T, Rytila P, Jousilahti P, Helenius I, Vartiainen E, Haahtela T.   Smoking and atopy as determinants of sputum eosinophilia and bronchial hyper-responsiveness in adults with normal lung function. Respir Med. 2003 Aug;97(8):947-54.

8350.      Raithel M, Dormann H, Harsch IA, Winterkamp S, Weidenhiller M, Fischer B, Hahn EG, Schneider T.   Immunoglobulin E production in chronic pancreatitis. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2003 Jul;15(7):801-7.

8351.      Rousseau C, Turner OC, Rush E, Bordat Y, Sirakova TD, Kolattukudy PE, Ritter S, Orme IM, Gicquel B, Jackson M.   Sulfolipid deficiency does not affect the virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv in mice and guinea pigs. Infect Immun. 2003 Aug;71(8):4684-90.

8352.      Saraiva-Romanholo BM, Barnabe V, Carvalho AL, Martins MA, Saldiva PH, Nunes Mdo P.  Comparison of three methods for differential cell count in induced sputum. Chest. 2003 Sep;124(3):1060-6.

8353.      Saripalli YV, Achen F, Belsito DV.  The detection of clinically relevant contact allergens using a standard screening tray of twenty-three allergens. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Jul;49(1):65-9.

8354.      Schmidt M, Sun G, Stacey MA, Mori L, Mattoli S.  Identification of circulating fibrocytes as precursors of bronchial myofibroblasts in asthma. J Immunol. 2003 Jul 1;171(1):380-9.

8355.      Taille C, Almolki A, Benhamed M, Zedda C, Megret J, Berger P, Leseche G, Fadel E, Yamaguchi T, Marthan R, Aubier M, Boczkowski J.  Heme oxygenase inhibits human airway smooth muscle proliferation via a bilirubin-dependent modulation of ERK1/2 phosphorylation. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jul 18;278(29):27160-8. Epub 2003 Apr 10.

8356.      Willerroider M, Fuchs H, Ballmer-Weber BK, Focke M, Susani M, Thalhamer J, Ferreira F, Wuthrich B, Scheiner O, Breiteneder H, Hoffmann-Sommergruber K.   Cloning and molecular and immunological characterisation of two new food allergens, Cap a 2 and Lyc e 1, profilins from bell pepper (Capsicum annuum) and Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Aug;131(4):245-55.

Pathogenesis:

8357.      Cocco RR, Jarvinen KM, Sampson HA, Beyer K.  Mutational analysis of major, sequential IgE-binding epitopes in alpha s1-casein, a major cow's milk allergen. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Aug;112(2):433-7.

8358.      Ellis AK, Day JH.  Diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis. CMAJ. 2003 Aug 19;169(4):307-11.

8359.      Gorska MM, Alam R.  Signaling molecules as therapeutic targets in allergic diseases. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Aug;112(2):241-50;

8360.      Harding SM. Recent clinical investigations examining the association of asthma and gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Med. 2003 Aug 18;115 Suppl 3A:39S-44S.

8361.      Kikuchi Y, Fann T, Kaplan AP. Antithyroid antibodies in chronic urticaria and angioedema. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jul;112(1):218.

8362.      McManus R. Mechanisms of steroid action and resistance in inflammation and disease. J Endocrinol. 2003 Jul;178(1):1-4.

8363.      Pitchford SC, Yano H, Lever R, Riffo-Vasquez Y, Ciferri S, Rose MJ, Giannini S, Momi S, Spina D, O'connor B, Gresele P, Page CP. Platelets are essential for leukocyte recruitment in allergic inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jul;112(1):109-18.

8364.      van's Gravesande KS, Wechsler ME, Grasemann H, Silverman ES, Le L, Palmer LJ, Drazen JM.    Association of a missense mutation in the NOS3 gene with exhaled nitric oxide levels. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jul 15;168(2):228-31. Epub 2003 May 08.

Therapy:

8365.      Clark AR.  MAP kinase phosphatase 1: a novel mediator of biological effects of glucocorticoids? J Endocrinol. 2003 Jul;178(1):5-12. 

8366.  Wu X, Dev A, Leong AB.  Zileuton, a 5-lipoxygenase inhibitor, increases production of thromboxane A2 and platelet aggregation in patients with asthma. Am J Hematol. 2003 Sep;74(1):23-5.

APRIL,2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

8837.   Barbanel D, Eldridge S, Griffiths C. Can a self-management programme delivered by a community pharm acist improve asthma control? A randomised trial. Thorax. 2003 Oct;58(10):851-4.

8838.   Barth H, Berg PA, Klein R.  Methods for the in vitro determination of an individual disposition towards TH1- or TH2-reactivity by the application of appropriate stimulatory antigens. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Oct;134(1):78-85.

8839.   Bastain TM, Gilliland FD, Li YF, Saxon A, Diaz-Sanchez D.  Intraindividual reproducibility of nasal allergic responses to diesel exhaust particles indicates a susceptible phenotype. Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;109(2):130-6.

8840.   Berkun Y, Ben-Zvi A, Levy Y, Galili D, Shalit M. Evaluation of adverse reactions to local anesthetics: experience with 236 patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Oct;91(4):342-5.

8841.   Blanca M, Torres Jaen MJ, Mayorga C, Padial A.  Penicillin allergy is a global problem: the European experience. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):1014-5;

8842.   Bochner BS, Hudson SA, Xiao HQ, Liu MC. Release of both CCR4-active and CXCR3-active chemokines during human allergic pulmonary late-phase reactions. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):930-4.

8843.   Bohlke K, Davis RL, Marcy SM, Braun MM, DeStefano F, Black SB, Mullooly JP, Thompson RS; Vaccine Safety Datalink Team.  Risk of anaphylaxis after vaccination of children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2003 Oct;112(4):815-20.

8844.   Brand PL, Roorda RJ. Usefulness of monitoring lung function in asthma. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Nov;88(11):1021-5.

8845.   Chaudemanche H, Monnet E, Westeel V, Pernet D, Dubiez A, Perrin C, Laplante JJ, Depierre A, Dalphin JC. Respiratory status in dairy farmers in France; cross sectional and longitudinal analyses. Occup Environ Med. 2003 Nov;60(11):858-63.

8846.   Currie GP, Lima JJ, Sylvester JE, Lee DK, Cockburn WJ, Lipworth BJ. Leukotriene C4 synthase polymorphisms and responsiveness to leukotriene antagonists in asthma. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2003 Oct;56(4):422-6.

8847.   de Kluijver J, Evertse CE, Sont JK, Schrumpf JA, van Zeijl-van der Ham CJ, Dick CR, Rabe KF, Hiemstra PS, Sterk PJ.  Are rhinovirus-induced airway responses in asthma aggravated by chronic allergen exposure? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Nov 15;168(10):1174-80. Epub 2003 Jul 31.

8848.   Deering SH, Thompson K, Taylor J, Hueppchen N. Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity reaction in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Nov;102(5 Pt 2):1215-7.

8849.   Fisher NM, Marsh E, Lazova R. Scar-localized argyria secondary to silver sulfadiazine cream. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Oct;49(4):730-2.

8850.   Gajewska BU, Wiley RE, Jordana M. GM-CSF and dendritic cells in allergic airway inflammation: basic mechanisms and prospects for therapeutic intervention. Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy. 2003 Dec;2(4):279-92. Review.

8851.   Hepner DL, Castells MC, Tsen LC. Should local anesthetic allergy testing be routinely performed during pregnancy? Anesth Analg. 2003 Dec;97(6):1853-4

8852.   Hidvegi B, Nagy E, Szabo T, Temesvari E, Marschalko M, Karpati S, Horvath A, Gergely P. Correlation between T-cell and mast cell activity in patients with chronic urticaria. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Oct;132(2):177-82.

8853.   Jahn-Schmid B, Harwanegg C, Hiller R, Bohle B, Ebner C, Scheiner O, Mueller MW.  Allergen microarray: comparison of microarray using recombinant allergens with conventional diagnostic methods to detect allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1443-9.

8854.   Joshi  MB, Aher  SK, Pande BN.  Circadian periodicity curves of some air borne allergenic components. Pollution Res 2002; 21(4): 507-9.

8855.   Kabesch M, Tzotcheva I, Carr D, Hofler C, Weiland SK, Fritzsch C, von Mutius E, Martinez FD. A complete screening of the IL4 gene: novel polymorphisms and their association with asthma and IgE in childhood. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):893-8.

8856.   Kamps AW, Brand PL, Kimpen JL, Maille AR, Overgoor-van de Groes AW, van Helsdingen-Peek LC, Roorda RJ. Outpatient management of childhood asthma by paediatrician or asthma nurse: randomised controlled study with one year follow up. Thorax. 2003 Nov;58(11):968-73.

8857.   Katugampola R, Finlay AY. Current thinking in atopic eczema. Practitioner. 2003 Oct;247(1651):806-10.

8858.   Ma S, Sicherer SH, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. A survey on the management of pollen-food allergy syndrome in allergy practices. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4):784-8.

8859.   Maier T, Tun-Kyi A, Tassis A, Jungius KP, Burg G, Dummer R, Nestle FO.  Vaccination of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma using intranodal injection of autologous tumor-lysate-pulsed dendritic cells. Blood. 2003 Oct 1;102(7):2338-44. Epub 2003 Apr 24.

8860.   Mari A, Schneider P, Wally V, Breitenbach M, Simon-Nobbe B.  Sensitization to fungi: epidemiology, comparative skin tests, and IgE reactivity of fungal extracts. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1429-38.

8861.   Martinez FD. Toward asthma prevention--does all that really matters happen before we learn to read? N Engl J Med. 2003 Oct 9;349(15):1473-5.

8862.   Metry DW, Jung P, Levy ML. Use of intravenous immunoglobulin in children with stevens-johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: seven cases and review of the literature. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec;112(6 Pt 1):1430-6.

8863.   Pantera B, Hoffman DR, Carresi L, Cappugi G, Turillazzi S, Manao G, Severino M, Spadolini I, Orsomando G, Moneti G, Pazzagli L.  Characterization of the major allergens purified from the venom of the paper wasp Polistes gallicus. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2003 Oct 13;1623(2-3):72-81.

8864.   Phy JL, Weiss WT, Weiler CR, Damario MA. Hypersensitivity to progesterone-in-oil after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Fertil Steril. 2003 Nov;80(5):1272-5.

8865.   Ponikau JU, Sherris DA, Kephart GM, Kern EB, Gaffey TA, Tarara JE, Kita H. Features of airway remodeling and eosinophilic inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis: is the histopathology similar to asthma? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):877-82.

8866.   Prieto L, Bruno L, Gutierrez V, Uixera S, Perez-Frances C, Lanuza A, Ferrer A. Airway responsiveness to adenosine 5'-monophosphate and exhaled nitric oxide measurements: predictive value as markers for reducing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids in asthmatic subjects. Chest. 2003 Oct;124(4):1325-33.

8867.   Richardson CR. Educational interventions improve outcomes for children with asthma. J Fam Pract. 2003 Oct;52(10):764-6.

8868.   Riedl MA, Casillas AM. Adverse drug reactions: types and treatment options. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Nov 1;68(9):1781-90.

8869.   Ronmark E, Perzanowski M, Platts-Mills T, Lundback B; Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden Study Group. Four-year incidence of allergic sensitization among schoolchildren in a community where allergy to cat and dog dominates sensitization: report from the Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden Study Group. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4):747-54.

8870.   Saigal K, Valencia IC, Cohen J, Kerdel FA. Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis with angioedema, a rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus: rapid response to rituximab. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Nov;49(5 Suppl):S283-5.

8871.   Sato S, Nishimura K, Koyama H, Tsukino M, Oga T, Hajiro T, Mishima M. Optimal cutoff level of breath carbon monoxide for assessing smoking status in patients with asthma and COPD. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):1749-54.

8872.   Silverman RA, Stevenson L, Hastings HM. Age-related seasonal patterns of emergency department visits for acute asthma in an urban environment. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Oct;42(4):577-86.

8873.   Sirmatel F, Ustunsoy H, Sirmatel O, Akdemir I, Dikensoy O. The relationship between Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity and peripheral vascular diseases, acute myocardial infarction and late-onset asthma. Infection. 2003 Oct;31(5):367-8.

8874.   Spahn J. Clinical trial efficacy: what does it really tell you? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5 Suppl):S102-6.

8875.   Stallberg B, Olsson P, Jorgensen LA, Lindarck N, Ekstrom T.  Budesonide/formoterol adjustable maintenance dosing reduces asthma exacerbations versus fixed dosing. Int J Clin Pract. 2003 Oct;57(8):656-61.

8876.   Stein PD, Woodard PK, Hull RD, Kayali F, Weg JG, Olson RE, Fowler SE. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography for detection of acute pulmonary embolism: an in-depth review. Chest. 2003 Dec;124(6):2324-8.

8877.   Stevens DA, Moss RB, Kurup VP, Knutsen AP, Greenberger P, Judson MA, Denning DW, Crameri R, Brody AS, Light M, Skov M, Maish W, Mastella G; Participants in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Consensus Conference.  Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis--state of the art: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Consensus Conference. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 1;37 Suppl 3:S225-64. Review.

8878.   Storms W. Clinical trials: are these your patients? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5 Suppl):S107-11. Review.

8879.   Strong P, Townsend P, Mackay R, Reid KB, Clark HW. A recombinant fragment of human SP-D reduces allergic responses in mice sensitized to house dust mite allergens. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Nov;134(2):181-7.

8880.   Strunk RC, Szefler SJ, Phillips BR, Zeiger RS, Chinchilli VM, Larsen G, Hodgdon K, Morgan W, Sorkness CA, Lemanske RF Jr; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Relationship of exhaled nitric oxide to clinical and inflammatory markers of persistent asthma in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):883-92.

8881.   Sugarman JL, Fluhr JW, Fowler AJ, Bruckner T, Diepgen TL, Williams ML.  The objective severity assessment of atopic dermatitis score: an objective measure using permeability barrier function and stratum corneum hydration with computer-assisted estimates for extent of disease. Arch Dermatol. 2003 Nov;139(11):1417-22.

8882.   Sutherland ER, Martin RJ. Airway inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: comparisons with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):819-27; quiz 828. Review.

8883.   Takwale A, Tan E, Agarwal S, Barclay G, Ahmed I, Hotchkiss K, Thompson JR, Chapman T, Berth-Jones J. Efficacy and tolerability of borage oil in adults and children with atopic eczema: randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group trial. BMJ. 2003 Dec 13;327(7428):1385.

8884.   Tanaka S, Tanaka H, Abe S. High dose of inhaled fluticasone reduces high levels of urinary leukotriene E4 in the early morning in mild and moderate nocturnal asthma. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):1768-73.

8885.   Tang AW. A practical guide to anaphylaxis. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Oct 1;68(7):1325-32. Review.

8886.   Tantisira KG, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST, Fuhlbrigge AL; Childhood Asthma Management Program Research Group. Association of body mass with pulmonary function in the Childhood Asthma Management Program (CAMP). Thorax. 2003 Dec;58(12):1036-41.

8887.   Tiitto L, Kaarteenaho-Wiik R, Sormunen R, Holmgren A, Paakko P, Soini Y, Kinnula VL. Expression of the thioredoxin system in interstitial lung disease. J Pathol. 2003 Nov;201(3):363-70.

8888.   Tilles SA. Vocal cord dysfunction in children and adolescents. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Nov;3(6):467-72. Review.

8889.   Truong-Tran AQ, Grosser D, Ruffin RE, Murgia C, Zalewski PD. Apoptosis in the normal and inflamed airway epithelium: role of zinc in epithelial protection and procaspase-3 regulation. Biochem Pharmacol. 2003 Oct 15;66(8):1459-68. Review.

8890.   Tunnicliffe WS, Harrison RM, Kelly FJ, Dunster C, Ayres JG. The effect of sulphurous air pollutant exposures on symptoms, lung function, exhaled nitric oxide, and nasal epithelial lining fluid antioxidant concentrations in normal and asthmatic adults. Occup Environ Med. 2003 Nov;60(11):e15.

8891.   Turchin I, Adams SP. Dermacase. Churg-Strauss syndrome. Can Fam Physician. 2003 Nov;49:1449, 1456-7.

8892.   Tuteur PG. Sputum peroxynitrite inhibitory activity is stimulating. Chest. 2003 Nov;124(5):1630-2.

8893.   Udono T, Abe T, Sato H, Tamai M. Bilateral central retinal artery occlusion in Churg-Strauss syndrome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2003 Dec;136(6):1181-3.

8894.   Ueda T, Takeno S, Furukido K, Hirakawa K, Yajin K. Leukotriene receptor antagonist pranlukast suppresses eosinophil infiltration and cytokine production in human nasal mucosa of perennial allergic rhinitis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2003 Nov;112(11):955-61.

8895.   Vermeulen AM, Groenewoud GC, de Jong NW, de Groot H, Gerth van Wijk R, van Toorenenbergen AW. Primary sensitization to sweet bell pepper pollen in greenhouse workers with occupational allergy. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1439-42.

8896.   Wang J, Qi JC, Konecny P, Krilis SA. Hemopoietic cells with features of the mast cell and basophil lineages and their potential role in allergy. Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy. 2003 Dec;2(4):293-302. Review.

8897.   Warrington RJ, Whitman C, McPhillips Warrington S. Cytokine synthesis in occupational allergy to caddisflies in hydroelectric plant workers. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Oct;132(2):141-7.

8898.   Watanabe J, Miyazaki Y, Zimmerman GA, Albertine KH, McIntyre TM.  Endotoxin contamination of ovalbumin suppresses murine immunologic responses and development of airway hyper-reactivity. J Biol Chem. 2003 Oct 24;278(43):42361-8. Epub 2003 Aug 08.

8899.   Weiner P, Beckerman M, Berar-Yanay N, Magadle R. The perception of dyspnea after bronchoconstriction and bronchodilation in patients with asthma. Respir Med. 2003 Oct;97(10):1120-5.

8900.   Wilken JA, Kane RL, Ellis AK, Rafeiro E, Briscoe MP, Sullivan CL, Day JH. A comparison of the effect of diphenhydramine and desloratadine on vigilance and cognitive function during treatment of ragweed-induced allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Oct;91(4):375-85.

8901.   Williams HC. Evening primrose oil for atopic dermatitis. BMJ. 2003 Dec 13;327(7428):1358-9.

8902.   Wollenberg A, Wetzel S, Burgdorf WH, Haas J. Viral infections in atopic dermatitis: pathogenic aspects and clinical management. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4):667-74. Review.

8903.   Yamanaka R, Abe T, Yajima N, Tsuchiya N, Homma J, Kobayashi T, Narita M, Takahashi M, Tanaka R. Vaccination of recurrent glioma patients with tumour lysate-pulsed dendritic cells elicits immune responses: results of a clinical phase I/II trial. Br J Cancer. 2003 Oct 6;89(7):1172-9.

Pathogenesis:

8904.   Berger P, Girodet PO, Begueret H, Ousova O, Perng DW, Marthan R, Walls AF, Tunon de Lara JM. Tryptase-stimulated human airway smooth muscle cells induce cytokine synthesis and mast cell chemotaxis. FASEB J. 2003 Nov;17(14):2139-41. Epub 2003 Sep 18.

8905.   Bouillet-Claveyrolas L, Ponard D, Drouet C, Massot C. Clinical and biological distinctions between type I and type II acquired angioedema. Am J Med. 2003 Oct 1;115(5):420-1.

8906.   Bryant P, Lachman P.  Pseudoporphyria secondary to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Nov;88(11):961.

8907.   Crameri R.  Correlating IgE reactivity with three-dimensional structure. Biochem J. 2003 Nov 15;376(Pt 1):e1-2.

8908.   de Kluijver J, Grunberg K, Pons D, de Klerk EP, Dick CR, Sterk PJ, Hiemstra PS.   Interleukin-1beta and interleukin-1ra levels in nasal lavages during experimental rhinovirus infection in asthmatic and non-asthmatic subjects. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1415-8.

8909.   Figueroa DJ, Borish L, Baramki D, Philip G, Austin CP, Evans JF. Expression of cysteinyl leukotriene synthetic and signalling proteins in inflammatory cells in active seasonal allergic rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1380-8.

8910.   Fogg MI, Ruchelli E, Spergel JM. Pollen and eosinophilic esophagitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4):796-7.

8911.   Fox RW, Lockey RF. The impact of rhinosinusitis on asthma. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Nov;3(6):513-8. Review.

8912.   Goedvolk CA, von Rosenstiel IA, Bos AP. Immune complex associated complications in the subacute phase of meningococcal disease: incidence and literature review. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Oct;88(10):927-30. Review.

8913.   Gruchalla RS, Jones J.  Combating high-priority biological agents: What to do with drug-allergic patients and those for whom vaccination is contraindicated? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4):675-82. Review.

8914.   Johnston SL. Experimental models of rhinovirus-induced exacerbations of asthma: where to now? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Nov 15;168(10):1145-6.

8915.   Kerkhof M, Koopman LP, van Strien RT, Wijga A, Smit HA, Aalberse RC, Neijens HJ, Brunekreef B, Postma DS, Gerritsen J; PIAMA Study Group. Risk factors for atopic dermatitis in infants at high risk of allergy: the PIAMA study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1336-41.

8916.   Kurucz I, Toth S, Nemeth K, Torok K, Csillik-Perczel V, Pataki A, Salamon C, Nagy Z, Szekely JI, Horvath K, Bodor N. Potency and specificity of the pharmacological action of a new, antiasthmatic, topically administered soft steroid, etiprednol dicloacetate (BNP-166). J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2003 Oct;307(1):83-92. Epub 2003 Jul 31.

8917.   MacGlashan D Jr.  Histamine: A mediator of inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4 Suppl):S53-9. Review.

8918.   Marone G, Granata F, Spadaro G, Genovese A, Triggiani M. The histamine-cytokine network in allergic inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4 Suppl):S83-8. Review.

8919.   McIntire JJ, Umetsu SE, Macaubas C, Hoyte EG, Cinnioglu C, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Barsh GS, Hallmayer JF, Underhill PA, Risch NJ, Freeman GJ, DeKruyff RH, Umetsu DT.  Immunology: hepatitis A virus link to atopic disease. Nature. 2003 Oct 9;425(6958):576.

8920.   Nagata N, Oshida T, Yoshida NL, Yuyama N, Sugita Y, Tsujimoto G, Katsunuma T, Akasawa A, Saito H. Analysis of highly expressed genes in monocytes from atopic dermatitis patients. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Oct;132(2):156-67.

8921.   Olsson AR, Wingren G, Skogh T, Svernell O, Ernerudh J. Allergic manifestations in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. APMIS. 2003 Oct;111(10):940-4.

8922.   Pawankar R, Yamagishi S, Takizawa R, Yagi T. Mast cell-IgE-and mast cell-structural cell interactions in allergic airway disease. Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy. 2003 Dec;2(4):303-12. Review.

8923.   Rottem M, Shoenfeld Y.  Asthma as a paradigm for autoimmune disease. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Nov;132(3):210-4.

8924.   Simon MR.  Bed covers and dust mites. N Engl J Med. 2003 Oct 23;349(17):1668-71.

8925.   Sutton SA, Assa'ad AH, Steinmetz C, Rothenberg ME. A negative, double-blind, placebo-controlled challenge to genetically modified corn. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Nov;112(5):1011-2.

8926.   Thurston GD, Bates DV. Air pollution as an underappreciated cause of asthma symptoms. JAMA. 2003 Oct 8;290(14):1915-7.

8927.   Venarske D, deShazo RD.  Molecular mechanisms of allergic disease. South Med J. 2003 Nov;96(11):1049-54. Review.

8928.   Yates AB, deShazo RD.  Allergic and nonallergic drug reactions. South Med J. 2003 Nov;96(11):1080-7. Review.

8929.   Zweiman B.  Chronic urticaria and systemic diseases. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Nov;3(6):455-7. Review.

Vaccines:
 

8930.  Tata LJ, West J, Harrison T, Farrington P, Smith C, Hubbard R. Does influenza vaccination increase consultations, corticosteroid prescriptions, or exacerbations in subjects with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Thorax. 2003 Oct;58(10):835-9.

Therapy:

8931.  de Jongste JC, Shields MD.  Cough. 2: Chronic cough in children. Thorax. 2003 Nov;58(11):998-1003. Review.

8932.  Durham SR. Treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: desensitisation for hay fever works. BMJ. 2003 Nov 22;327(7425):1229.

8933.  Eichenfield LF, Lucky AW, Boguniewicz M, Langley RG, Cherill R, Marshall K.  1% pimecrolimus cream for atopic dermatitis. Arch Dermatol. 2003 Oct;139(10):1369-70;

8934.  Ellis C.  FDA alerts asthmatics to drug safety risk. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2003 Oct;2(10):765.

8935.  Gei AF, Pacheco LD, Vanhook JW, Hankins GD. The use of a continuous infusion of epinephrine for anaphylactic shock during labor. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Dec;102(6):1332-5.

8936.  Gelfand EW. Introduction to anti-allergic properties of antihistamines. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4 Suppl):S41.

8937.  Jain VV, Kitagaki K, Kline JN. CpG DNA and immunotherapy of allergic airway diseases. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Oct;33(10):1330-5. Review.

8938.  Miller K, Ward-Smith P, Cox K, Jones EM, Portnoy JM. Development of an asthma disease management program in a children's hospital. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Nov;3(6):491-500.

8939.  Purucker ME, Rosebraugh CJ, Zhou F, Meyer RJ.  Inhaled fluticasone propionate by diskus in the treatment of asthma: a comparison of the efficacy of the same nominal dose given either once or twice a day. Chest. 2003 Oct;124(4):1584-93.

8940.  Ritz T, Roth WT. Behavioral interventions in asthma. Breathing training. Behav Modif. 2003 Oct;27(5):710-30.

8941.  Rosenhall L, Borg S, Andersson F, Ericsson K. Budesonide/formoterol in a single inhaler (Symbicort) reduces healthcare costs compared with separate inhalers in the treatment of asthma over 12 months. Int J Clin Pract. 2003 Oct;57(8):662-7.

8942.  Simons FE. H1-Antihistamines: more relevant than ever in the treatment of allergic disorders. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Oct;112(4 Suppl):S42-52. Review.

8943.  Slaughter JC, Lumley T, Sheppard L, Koenig JQ, Shapiro GG. Effects of ambient air pollution on symptom severity and medication use in children with asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Oct;91(4):346-53.

8944.  Suissa S, Assimes T, Brassard P, Ernst P. Inhaled corticosteroid use in asthma and the prevention of myocardial infarction. Am J Med. 2003 Oct 1;115(5):377-81.

8945.  Szefler SJ, Whelan G, Gleason M, Spahn JD. The need for pediatric studies of allergy and asthma medications. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 Nov;3(6):478-83.

8946.  Woo WK, McKenna KE. Iatrogenic adrenal gland suppression from use of a potent topical steroid. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2003 Nov;28(6):672-3.

 

JULY,2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics: 

9551.   Asero R, Mistrello G, Roncarolo D, Amato S.  Walnut-induced anaphylaxis with cross-reactivity to hazelnut and Brazil nut. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Feb;113(2):358-60.

9552.   Bannon GA.  What makes a food protein an allergen? Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2004 Jan;4(1):43-6. Review.

9553.   Barbier N, Paul C, Luger T, Allen R, De Prost Y, Papp K, Eichenfield LF, Cherill R, Hanifin J. Validation of the Eczema Area and Severity Index for atopic dermatitis in a cohort of 1550 patients from the pimecrolimus cream 1% randomized controlled clinical trials programme. Br J Dermatol. 2004 Jan;150(1):96-102.

9554.   Bhagyalakshmi O, Prasad CE. Spirometric studies of the subjects in an active area of Hyderabad A.P. Indian J envir Hlth 2002; 44(2): 113-17.

9555.   Bukantz SC, Lockey RF. Adverse effects and fatalities associated with subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:711-27. Review.

9556.   Burks W.  Food allergens. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:319-37.

9557.   Ciprandi G, Tosca MA, Milanese M, Schenone G, Ricca V. Antihistamines added to an antileukotriene in treating seasonal allergic rhinitis: histamine and leukotriene antagonism.Allerg Immunol (Paris). 2004 Feb;36(2):67-70, 72.

9558.   Francis JN, Jacobson MR, Lloyd CM, Sabroe I, Durham SR, Till SJ. CXCR1+CD4+ T cells in human allergic disease. J Immunol. 2004 Jan 1;172(1):268-73.

9559.   Gendo K, Larson EB. Evidence-based diagnostic strategies for evaluating suspected allergic rhinitis. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Feb 17;140(4):278-89.

9560.   Hamid Q.  Eosinophils in allergic inflammation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Jan;113(1):182-4.

9561.   Holgate ST. The epidemic of asthma and allergy. J R Soc Med. 2004 Mar;97(3):103-10.

9562.   Jacobsen L.  Immunotherapy for the prevention of allergic diseases. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:529-40.

9563.   Kemp SF, Deshazo RD. Prevention and treatment of anaphylaxis. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:729-54.

9564.   Leung DY, Boguniewicz M, Howell MD, Nomura I, Hamid QA. New insights into atopic dermatitis. J Clin Invest. 2004 Mar;113(5):651-7. Review.

9565.   Malling HJ. Immunotherapy for allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:495-509.

9566.   Morinville V, Bernard C, Forget S. Foveolar hyperplasia secondary to cow's milk protein hypersensitivity presenting with clinical features of pyloric stenosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Jan;39(1):E29-31.

9567.   Peng MM, Jick H. A population-based study of the incidence, cause, and severity of anaphylaxis in the United Kingdom. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Feb 9;164(3):317-9.

9568.   Pourpak Z, Mansouri M, Mesdaghi M, Kazemnejad A, Farhoudi A. Wheat allergy: clinical and laboratory findings. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004 Feb;133(2):168-73. Epub 2004 Feb 05.

9569.   Ranta PM, Ownby DR. A review of natural-rubber latex allergy in health care workers. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 15;38(2):252-6. Epub 2003 Dec 19.

9570.   Sandstrom MH, Faergemann J. Prognosis and prognostic factors in adult patients with atopic dermatitis: a long-term follow-up questionnaire study. Br J Dermatol. 2004 Jan;150(1):103-10.

9571.   Szebeni J. Hypersensitivity reactions to radiocontrast media: the role of complement activation. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2004 Jan;4(1):25-30. Review.

9572.   Till SJ, Durham SR. Immunological responses to allergen immunotherapy. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:85-104.

9573.   Vanto T, Helppila S, Juntunen-Backman K, Kalimo K, Klemola T, Korpela R, Koskinen P. Prediction of the development of tolerance to milk in children with cow's milk hypersensitivity. J Pediatr. 2004 Feb;144(2):218-22.

9574.   Widdowson KL, Elliott JD, Veber DF, Nie H, Rutledge MC, McCleland BW, Xiang JN, Jurewicz AJ, Hertzberg RP, Foley JJ, Griswold DE, Martin L, Lee JM, White JR, Sarau HM.  Evaluation of potent and selective small-molecule antagonists for the CXCR2 chemokine receptor. J Med Chem. 2004 Mar 11;47(6):1319-21.

9575.   Yunginger JW.  In vitro tests to monitor efficacy of immunotherapy. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:115-23. Review.

Pathogenesis:

9576.   Arakawa S, Hatano Y, Katagiri K. Differential expression of mRNA for Th1 and Th2 cytokine-associated transcription factors and suppressors of cytokine signalling in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with atopic dermatitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Mar;135(3):505-10.

9577.   Becker Y. The changes in the T helper 1 (Th1) and T helper 2 (Th2) cytokine balance during HIV-1 infection are indicative of an allergic response to viral proteins that may be reversed by Th2 cytokine inhibitors and immune response modifiers´┐Ża review and hypothesis. Virus Genes. 2004 Jan;28(1):5-18. Review.

9578.   Bhargava P, Gammon D, McCormick MJ. Hypersensitivity and idiosyncratic reactions to oxaliplatin. Cancer. 2004 Jan 1;100(1):211-2.

9579.   Bloebaum RM, Dharajiya N, Grant JA. Mechanisms of IgE-mediated allergic reactions. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:65-84.

9580.   Blumenthal MN.  New thoughts regarding the genetics of atopy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Mar 1;169(5):555-6.

9581.   Boyce JA.  The biology of the mast cell. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2004 Jan-Feb;25(1):27-30.

9582.   Callahan MK, Ransohoff RM. Analysis of leukocyte extravasation across the blood-brain barrier: conceptual and technical aspects. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2004 Jan;4(1):65-73.

9583.   Cathcart K, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Korontsvit T, Schwartz J, Zakhaleva V, Papadopoulos EB, Scheinberg DA. A multivalent bcr-abl fusion peptide vaccination trial in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2004 Feb 1;103(3):1037-42. Epub 2003 Sep 22.

9584.   Gustafsson D, Andersson K. Effect of indoor environmental factors on development of atopic symptoms in children followed up to 4 years of age. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2004 Jan;18(1):17-25.

9585.   Hijnen D, De Bruin-Weller M, Oosting B, Lebre C, De Jong E, Bruijnzeel-Koomen C, Knol E. Serum thymus and activation-regulated chemokine (TARC) and cutaneous T cell-attracting chemokine (CTACK) levels in allergic diseases: TARC and CTACK are disease-specific markers for atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Feb;113(2):334-40.

9586.   Huang SH, Frydas S, Kempuraj D, Barbacane RC, Grilli A, Boucher W, Letourneau R, Madhappan B, Papadopoulou N, Verna N, De Lutiis MA, Iezzi T, Riccioni G, Theoharides TC, Conti P.  Interleukin-17 and the interleukin-17 family member network. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2004 Jan-Feb;25(1):17-21.

9587.   Kabesch M, Lauener RP. Why Old McDonald had a farm but no allergies: genes, environments, and the hygiene hypothesis. J Leukoc Biol. 2004 Mar;75(3):383-7. Epub 2004 Jan 02.

9588.   Kelly FJ, Sandstrom T.  Air pollution, oxidative stress, and allergic response. Lancet. 2004 Jan 10;363(9403):95-6.

9589.   Klostermann B, Bellinghausen I, Bottcher I, Petersen A, Becker WM, Knop J, Saloga J.  Modification of the human allergic immune response by allergen-DNA-transfected dendritic cells in vitro. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Feb;113(2):327-33.

9590.   Ling EM, Smith T, Nguyen XD, Pridgeon C, Dallman M, Arbery J, Carr VA, Robinson DS. Relation of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T-cell suppression of allergen-driven T-cell activation to atopic status and expression of allergic disease. Lancet. 2004 Feb 21;363(9409):608-15.

9591.   Saikai T, Tanaka H, Sato N, Abe S, Matsuura A. Mushroom plant workers experience a shift towards a T helper type 2 dominant state: contribution of innate immunity to spore antigen. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Jan;135(1):119-24.

9592.   Soeria-Atmadja D, Zorzet A, Gustafsson MG, Hammerling U. Statistical evaluation of local alignment features predicting allergenicity using supervised classification algorithms. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004 Feb;133(2):101-12. Epub 2004 Jan 21.

       Vaccines:

9593.   Bousquet J. Primary and secondary prevention of allergy and asthma by allergen therapeutic vaccines. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:105-14.

9594.   Gupta P, Grammer LC. Administration of allergen vaccines. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:481-93.

       Therapy:

9595.   Akpek EK, Dart JK, Watson S, Christen W, Dursun D, Yoo S, O'Brien TP, Schein OD, Gottsch JD. A randomized trial of topical cyclosporin 0.05% in topical steroid-resistant atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Ophthalmology. 2004 Mar;111(3):476-82.

9596.   Gotfried MH. Macrolides for the treatment of chronic sinusitis, asthma, and COPD. Chest. 2004 Feb;125(2 Suppl):52S-60S; quiz 60S-61S. Review.

9597.   Ng KH, Chong D, Wong CK, Ong HT, Lee CY, Lee BW, Shek LP. Central nervous system side effects of first- and second-generation antihistamines in school children with perennial allergic rhinitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparative study. Pediatrics. 2004 Feb;113(2):e116-21.

9598.   Portnoy JM, Dinakar C. Review of cetirizine hydrochloride for the treatment of allergic disorders. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2004 Jan;5(1):125-35.

9599.   Valovirta E, Passalacqua G, Canonica WG. Non-injection routes for immunotherapy of allergic diseases. Clin Allergy Immunol. 2004;18:607-23.

9600.   Wilson AM, O'Byrne PM, Parameswaran K. Leukotriene receptor antagonists for allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Med. 2004 Mar 1;116(5):338-44.

OCTOBER,2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10256.  Bochenek G, Nizankowska E, Gielicz A, Swierczynska M, Szczeklik A.  Plasma 9alpha,11beta-PGF2, a PGD2 metabolite, as a sensitive marker of mast cell activation by allergen in bronchial asthma. Thorax. 2004 Jun;59(6):459-64.

10257.  Bourdin A, Serre I, Flamme H, Vic P, Neveu D, Aubas P, Godard P, Chanez P. Can endobronchial biopsy analysis be recommended to discriminate between asthma and COPD in routine practice? Thorax. 2004 Jun;59(6):488-93.

10258.  Bratke K, Bottcher B, Leeder K, Schmidt S, Kupper M, Virchow JC Jr, Luttmann W. Increase in granzyme B+ lymphocytes and soluble granzyme B in bronchoalveolar lavage of allergen challenged patients with atopic asthma. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Jun;136(3):542-8.

10259.  Buhring HJ, Streble A, Valent P. The basophil-specific ectoenzyme E-NPP3 (CD203c) as a marker for cell activation and allergy diagnosis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004 Apr;133(4):317-29.

10260.  Cap P, Chladek J, Pehal F, Maly M, Petru V, Barnes PJ, Montuschi P. Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry analysis of exhaled leukotrienes in asthmatic patients. Thorax. 2004 Jun;59(6):465-70.

10261.  Fromer LM.  Clinical rationale for obtaining a precise diagnosis. J Fam Pract. 2004 Apr;Suppl:S4-14. Review.

10262.  Garcia E, Halpert E, Rodriguez A, Andrade R, Fiorentino S, Garcia C. Immune and histopathologic examination of flea bite-induced papular urticaria. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004 Apr;92(4):446-52.

10263.  Hamid Q, Mazer B. Immunopathology of food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):1006-8.

10264.  James A, King G. The computed tomographic scan: a new tool to monitor asthma treatment? Am J Med. 2004 Jun 1;116(11):775-7.

10265.  Joshi SV, Tripathi DM, Dhar HL. Allergen specific immunotherapy in nasobronchial allergy. Indian J med Sci 2003; 57(12): 527-34.

10266.  Levy JH. Anaphylactic reactions to neuromuscular blocking drugs: are we making the correct diagnosis? Anesth Analg. 2004 Apr;98(4):881-2.

10267.  Sampson HA. Update on food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):805-19; quiz 820. Review.

10268.  Shreffler WG, Beyer K, Chu TH, Burks AW, Sampson HA. Microarray immunoassay: association of clinical history, in vitro IgE function, and heterogeneity of allergenic peanut epitopes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Apr;113(4):776-82.

10269.  Simons JP, Rubinstein EN, Kogut VJ, Melfi PJ, Ferguson BJ. Comparison of Multi-Test II skin prick testing to intradermal dilutional testing. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 May;130(5):536-44.

10270.  Spahn JD, Cherniack R, Paull K, Gelfand EW. Is forced expiratory volume in one second the best measure of severity in childhood asthma? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr 1;169(7):784-6.

             Pathogenesis:

10271.  Aeby P, Wyss C, Beck H, Griem P, Scheffler H, Goebel C. Characterization of the sensitizing potential of chemicals by in vitro analysis of dendritic cell activation and skin penetration. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 May;122(5):1154-64.

10272.  Ambach A, Bonnekoh B, Nguyen M, Schon MP, Gollnick H. Imiquimod, a Toll-like receptor-7 agonist, induces perforin in cytotoxic T lymphocytes in vitro. Mol Immunol. 2004 Apr;40(18):1307-14.

10273.  Bako-Biro Z, Wargocki P, Weschler CJ, Fanger PO. Effects of pollution from personal computers on perceived air quality, SBS symptoms and productivity in offices. Indoor Air. 2004 Jun;14(3):178-87.

10274.  Boyton RJ, Altmann DM. Asthma: new developments in cytokine regulation. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Apr;136(1):13-4.

10275.  Couzin J. Genetics. Two new asthma genes uncovered. Science. 2004 Apr 9;304(5668):185-7.

10276.  de Marco R, Pattaro C, Locatelli F, Svanes C; ECRHS Study Group. Influence of early life exposures on inciidence and remission of asthma throughout life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):845-52.

10277.  Dent G, Hadjicharalambous C, Yoshikawa T, Handy RL, Powell J, Anderson IK, Louis R, Davies DE, Djukanovic R. Contribution of eotaxin-1 to eosinophil chemotactic activity of moderate and severe asthmatic sputum. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 May 15;169(10):1110-7.

10278.  Huang CD, Chen HH, Wang CH, Chou CL, Lin SM, Lin HC, Kuo HP. Human neutrophil-derived elastase induces airway smooth muscle cell proliferation. Life Sci. 2004 Apr 2;74(20):2479-92.

10279.  Johansson SG, Bieber T, Dahl R, Friedmann PS, Lanier BQ, Lockey RF, Motala C, Ortega Martell JA, Platts-Mills TA, Ring J, Thien F, Van Cauwenberge P, Williams HC.  Revised nomenclature for allergy for global use: Report of the Nomenclature Review Committee of the World Allergy Organization, October 2003. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):832-6.

10280.  Kang DH, Kim CJ, Suh Y. Sex differences in immune responses and immune reactivity to stress in adolescents. Biol Res Nurs. 2004 Apr;5(4):243-54.

10281.  Kedda MA, Shi J, Duffy D, Phelps S, Yang I, O'Hara K, Fong K, Thompson PJ. Characterization of two polymorphisms in the leukotriene C4 synthase gene in an Australian population of subjects with mild, moderate, and severe asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):889-95.

10282.  Meding B, Jarvholm B. Incidence of hand eczema-a population-based retrospective study. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Apr;122(4):873-7.

10283.  Zollner TM, Renz H, Igney FH, Asadullah K. Animal models of T-cell-mediated skin diseases. Bioessays. 2004 Jun;26(6):693-6.

            Vaccines:

10284.  Davenport JM. A systematic review to ascertain whether the standard needle is more effective than a longer or wider needle in reducing the incidence of local reaction in children receiving primary immunization. J Adv Nurs. 2004 Apr;46(1):66-77. Review.

10285.  Ford ES, Williams SG, Mannino DM, Redd SC. Influenza vaccination coverage among adults with asthma: findings from the 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Am J Med. 2004 Apr 15;116(8):555-8.

10286.  Maitra A, Sherriff A, Griffiths M, Henderson J; Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Study Team. Pertussis vaccination in infancy and asthma or allergy in later childhood: birth cohort study. BMJ. 2004 Apr 17;328(7445):925-6.

            Therapy:

10287.  Apter AJ, Kinman JL, Bilker WB, Herlim M, Margolis DJ, Lautenbach E, Hennessy S, Strom BL. Represcription of penicillin after allergic-like events. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Apr;113(4):764-70.

10288.  Bellinghausen I, Klostermann B, Bottcher I, Knop J, Saloga J. Importance of the inducible costimulator molecule for the induction of allergic immune responses and its decreased expression on T helper cells after venom immunotherapy. Immunology. 2004 May;112(1):80-6.

10289.  Breslin DS, McBrien ME. Management of severe anaphylactic reactions should include administration of alpha adrenergic agonists. Anesth Analg. 2004 May;98(5):1499-500.

10290.  Heap E, Kalra D, Moore A, Rayner R, Ross KR. Emergency asthma inhalers in schools. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Jun;89(6):590.

10291.  Hendrick DJ. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis in practice. Practitioner. 2004 Apr;248(1657):268-73. Review.

10292.  Markham AW, Wilkinson JM. Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) in the management of asthma: an examination of the evidence. J Asthma. 2004 Apr;41(2):131-9. Review.

10293.  Masoli M, Beasley R. Asthma exacerbations and inhaled corticosteroids. Lancet. 2004 Apr 10;363(9416):1236.

10294.  Morden NE, St  Anna L, Slotkick LS. How effective are leukotriene inhibitors for asthma in children? J Fam Pract. 2004 Apr;53(4):325-6. Review.

10295.  Penza-Clyve SM, Mansell C, McQuaid EL. Why don't children take their asthma medications? A qualitative analysis of children's perspectives on adherence. J Asthma. 2004 Apr;41(2):189-97.

10296.  Reed CE. Inhaled corticosteroids: why do physicians and patients fail to comply with guidelines for managing asthma? Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Apr;79(4):453-5. Review.

10297.  Rowe BH, Edmonds ML, Spooner CH, Diner B, Camargo CA Jr. Corticosteroid therapy for acute asthma. Respir Med. 2004 Apr;98(4):275-84. Review.

10298.  Simons FE. First-aid treatment of anaphylaxis to food: focus on epinephrine. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):837-44. Review. Erratum in: J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Jun;113(6):1039..

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