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Welcome to the Allergic Diseases Resource Center. Whether you are a health professional, a person with allergies, or a caregiver to someone with allergies, WAO's Allergic Diseases Resource Center has something for you.
By following the links below, you will find clear information about allergic diseases and up-to-the-minute news of developments in allergy management and treatment, written by the World's leading allergy experts.
The disease summaries for Health Professionals have been written to provide an up-to-date overview of the main allergic diseases. The materials can be referenced in publications using the following citation:
Title of Disease Summary. Name of Author. World Allergy Organization website. Accessed (date).
Disclaimer: The patient-oriented information on this website is not intended to replace a consultation with a physician. The information is intended to help patients understand their symptoms and allergic diseases(s) better and make the time spent with a doctor more productive.
- Acute Asthma Fergeson JE, Lockey R (Updated 2015)
- Allergen Immunotherapy Canonica GW, Durham SR (Updated 2016)
- Allergen Specific Immunotherapy Document Canonica WG, Baena-Cagnani CE, et al (Updated 2015)
- Allergic Asthma Kushnir NM, Kaliner MA (Updated 2015)
- Allergic Diseases and Asthma in Pregnancy Pali-Schöll I, Namazy J, Jensen-Jarolim E (Updated 2016)
- Allergic March Wahn U (Updated 2015)
- Allergic Remodeling Oppenheimer J, Mauli D (Updated 2015)
- Allergy to Anaesthetic Agents Birnbaum J, Vervloet D (Updated 2013)
- Allergy Diagnostic Testing Oppenheimer J, Durham S, Nelson H, Wolthers OD (Updated 2014)
- Allergy to Insect Stings and Bites Heddle R, Golden DBK (Updated 2015)
- Anaphylaxis Lockey R (Updated 2012)
- Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD) Kowalski ML (Updated 2013)
- Asthma, Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness and Sports Carlsen KH, Delgado L (Updated 2016)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma: Similarities and Differences Chipps B (Updated 2015)
- Combined Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma Syndrome Al-Ahmad M(Updated 2015)
- Contact Dermatitis Fonacier L, Chong M (Updated 2015)
- Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma Quirce S, Sastre J (Updated 2015)
- Diagnostic Approach to the Adult with Suspected Immune Deficiency Chinratanapisit S, Sriaroon P, Sleasman JW (Updated 2015)
- Drug Allergies Thong B, Vervloet D (Updated 2014)
- Eczema, Atopic Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis Darsow U, Eyerich K, Ring J (Updated 2014)
- Newly Updated! Food Allergy Fiocchi, A, Fierro V. (Updated 2017)
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in the Workplace Quirce S, Sastre J (Updated 2013)
- IgE in Clinical Allergy and Allergy Diagnosis Portnoy J (Updated 2015)
- Influenza and Asthma: A Review Pesek RD, Lockey RF (Updated 2015)
- Latex Allergy Diagnosis and Management Gawchik SM (Updated 2016)
- Newly Updated! Mastocytosis - Where are we now? Akin C, Castells M (Updated 2017)
- Occupational Allergens Sastre J, Quirce S (Updated 2014)
- Ocular Allergy Katelaris C, Smith P (Updated 2015)
- Pharmacotherapy Saha S, Siddiqui S, Bradding P, Holgate ST (Updated 2014)
- Rhinitis and Rhinosinusitis (Updated 2015)
- Rhinitis - In-Depth Review Kushnir NM, Kaliner MA (Updated 2015)
- Rhinosinusitis - In-Depth Review Peters AT (Updated 2015)
- Upper Airway Edema Bernstein J (Updated 2015)
- Treatment of Asthma in Children 5 Years and Under, Based on Different Global Guidelines Hossny E (Updated 2015)
- Urticaria and Angioedema Kaplan AP (Updated 2014)
- Vaccination and the Risk of Atopy and Asthma Rottem M(Updated 2016)
- Vasculitis Ledford DK (Updated 2016)
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For more information, or to contact the allergy society in your country, please visit our Global Allergy Links section.