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World Allergy Organization
WAO's mission: To be a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education, research and training as a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.

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WAO Medical Book Reviews
Books Published Prior to 2007

Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy - 3rd Edition, revised and expanded
Reviewed by Philip Lieberman, MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee USA

Allergologie. Le guide.
Reviewed by Professor Gabrielle Pauli, President of the French Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Hôpitaux Universitaires – Strasbourg (France)

Allergy: An Atlas of Investigation and Management
Reviewed by Steven L. Cole, DO, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Allergy. Your Questions Answered
Reviewed by Constance H Katelaris, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Westmead Hospital, NSW

Allergy and Asthma in Modern Society: A Scientific Approach
Reviewed by Dr David Sutherland, FRACP, Nineways Specialist Clinic, Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Allergy in Practice
Reviewed by Ron Purcell, MD, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA, Reviewed by Salvador Gala, MB BS PhD, University of Sydney

Applying Genomic and Proteomic Microarray Technology in Drug Discovery
Reviewed by Gary Hellermann, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Asthma in the Workplace - 3rd Edition
Reviewed by Mark Glaum, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA

Atlas of Immunology
Reviewed by L.L. Wallman, Staff Specialist, Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Westmead, Hospital, Westmead, Australia

Biofunctional Textiles and the Skin (Current Problems in Dermatology, Vol. 33)
Reviewed by James Young Joon Choi, MBBS FRACP, Allergist and Clinical Immunologist, Westmead Hospital Dermatology Registrar

Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment
Reviewed by Dr David C Sutherland, FRACP, Nineways Specialist Clinic, Broadmeadow, NSW, Australia

Color Atlas of Air-Borne Pollens and Plants in China
Reviewed by Dr. Hong Li, Allergy Department, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China

Concise Clinical Immunology for Healthcare Professionals
Reviewed by Thomas Chacko, MD, 2nd year Fellow, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Current Therapy in Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Reviewed by Constance H. Katelaris, Clinical Associate Professor, Institute for Immunology and Allergy Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia

Cystic Fibrosis in the 21st Century
Reviewed by Dr RG Stirling BSc(Hons), MBBCh(Hons), MRCPI, FRACP,, Department of Allergy Immunology & Respiratory Medicine; Alfred Hospital & Monash University; Melbourne, Australia

Encyclopedia of Medical Genomics and Proteomics
Reviewed by Gary R. Hellermann, PhD, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine/Div. of Allergy-Immunology, Tampa, Florida

Field Guide to Clinical Dermatology - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Shanze (Sam) Wang, MD, PhD, Division of Allergy/Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Jewish Health/University of Colorado Denver

From Genes to Phenotypes - The Basis of Future Allergy Management
Reviewed by John B. Ziegler MB BS, FRACP, MD, DipHEd, FAAAAI Head, Department of Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Handbook of Atopic Eczema - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Dr Janet Rimmer, MBBS, MD (UNSW), FRACP, St. Vincent Clinic, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

Headache
Reviewed by Mark C. Glaum, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine

HIV Second Edition
Reviewed by Dr Lucinda Berglund MB BS, Advanced Trainee, Immunology Registrar, Westmead Hospital, NSW Australia

Immune System Disorders Sourcebook - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Roger W. Fox, MD, University of South Florida Health Sciences Center, Tampa, FL, USA

Immunobiology: The Immune System in Health and Disease
Reviewed by Dr Kenneth Tang, Immunopathology registrar, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Immunogenomics and Human Disease
Reviewed by Gary Hellermann, PhD, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA

Immunology, Infection and Immunity
Reviewed by James J. Yun, MBBS, Immunology & Allergy, Campbelltown Hospital, Cambelltown, New South Wales, Australia

Kendig’s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children
Reviewed by Peter van Asperen MD FRACP, Head, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead & Macintosh Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia

Lung Function Testing
Reviewed by Dr Janet Rimmer, MBBS, MD, FRACP, Woolcock Institute, University of Sydney, Australia

Mast Cells and Basophils: Development, Activation and Roles in Allergic/Autoimmune Disease
Reviewed by Mark C. Glaum, MD, PhD, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Immunology

Mast Cells in Allergic Diseases (Chemical Immunology and Allergy, Vol. 87)
Reviewed by Ron Walls MD, PhD, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Mayo Clinic Atlas of Immunofluorescence in Dermatology: Patterns and Target Antigens
Reviewed by Andrew Bagg, MD, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa Florida

Mechanisms of Epithelial Defense
Reviewed by Gary R. Hellermann, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Microbial Subversion of Immunity: Current Topics
Reviewed by Gary Hellermann PhD

Middleton's Allergy Principles and Practice Textbook - 6th Edition
Reviewed by Bob Q. Lanier, MD, North Texas Institute for Clinical Trials, Fort Worth, Texas USA

Monograph on Insect Allergy
Reviewed by Constance H Katelaris, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Westmead Hospital, NSW

Neonatal Immunity
Reviewed by Mark C. Glaum, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine

New Perspectives in Monitoring Lung Inflammation: Analysis of Exhaled Breath Condensate
Reviewed by Mark C. Glaum, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of South Florida

Nonallergic Rhinitis
Reviewed by Ronald S. Walls MD, PhD, University of Sydney, Department of Immunology & Allergy, Concord Hospital, Sydney

Nonallergic Rhinitis
Reviewed by Dennis Kim, First year fellow, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida

Osteoporosis: An Evidence-based Guide to Prevention and Management
Reviewed by Dr. Constance H. Katelaris, Deputy Director (Clinical) Institute of Immunology and Allergy Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Thomas Chacko, MD, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Richard F. Lockey, M.D., Distinguished University Health Professor, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Public Health, Joy McCann Culverhouse Professor of Allergy and Immunology, Director, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Parasites and Allergy (Chemical Immunology and Allergy, Vol. 90)
Reviewed by Andreea Popescu, MD, Pop de Basesti Medical Centre, Bucharest, Romania

Parasites And Allergy (Chemical Immunology and Allergy Vol. 90)
Reviewed by Steven L. Cole, DO, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, FL

Parsites & Allergy (Chemical Immunology and Allergy, Vol. 90)
Reviewed by Peter DeBuse FRACP, FRCP (LOND.), Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Pediatric Dermatology - 3rd Edition
Reviewed by Dr. Preeti Joshi, Staff Specialist, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia

Prevention of Allergy and Allergic Asthma. World Allergy Organization Project Report and Guidelines., Reviewed by Ronald S. Walls, MD PhD, University of Sydney, Concord Hospital, Concord, NSW. Australia

Problem-based Immunology
Reviewed by Dr Jane Peake MBBS, FRACP, DTM&H, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia

Quantitative Skin Testing for Allergy: IDT and MQT , Reviewed by Dr. David C Sutherland, FRACP, Nineways Specialist Clinic, Broadmeadow, NSW, Australia

Roitt's Essential Immunology - 11th Edition
Reviewed by Byol Shin, DO, University of South Florida College of Medicine, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL, USA

Skin Immune System: Cutaneous Immunology and Clinical Immunodermatology
Reviewed by Salvador Gala, PhD, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia

Structural Biology of the Complement System
Reviewed by Dr Olga Patricia MARTINEZ, MB BS, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD, Royal Perth Hospital, PathWest, School of Surgery and Pathology, University of Western Australia

The Immune Response: Basic and Clinical Principles
Reviewed by Sam Mehr, MBBS, BMedSci, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia

Traité d'Allergologie
Reviewed by Professor Gabrielle Pauli Z, President of the French Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Hôpitaux Universitaires – Strasbourg (France)

Ultrastructure of Mast Cells and Basophils
Reviewed by Ross Boadle, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research and Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, NSW, Australia

Urticaria and Angioedema - 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Roger W. Fox, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Tampa, Florida USA

Urticaria and Angioedema
Reviewed by Michael A. Kaliner, MD, Institute for Asthma and Allergy, Bethesda, Maryland USA

The Year in Allergy, Vol. 3
Reviewed by Steven L. Cole, DO, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine