World Allergy Organization: Defining the Specialty

WAO Position Papers and Statements

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Canonica GW, Cox L, Pawankar R, Baena-Cagnani CE, Blaiss M et al. Sublingual immunotherapy: World Allergy Organization position paper 2013 update. World Allergy Organization Journal 2014; 7:6 (28 March). doi:10.1186/1939-4551-7-6
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Prescott SL, Pawankar R, Allen KJ, Campbell DE, Sinn JKH et al. A global survey of changing patterns of food allergy burden in children. World Allergy Organization Journal 2013; 6:21 (4 December). doi:10.1186/1939-4551-6-21.
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Sánchez-Borges M, Thong B, Blanca M, Ensina LF, González-Díaz S et al. Hypersensitivity reactions to non beta-lactam antimicrobial agents, A statement of the WAO Special Committee on Drug Allergy. World Allergy Organization Journal 2013; 6:18 (31 October). doi:10.1186/1939-4551-6-18. 
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Canonica GW, Ansotegui IJ, Pawankar R, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, van Hage M et al. A WAO – ARIA - GA²LEN consensus document on molecular-based allergy diagnostics. World Allergy Organization Journal 2013; 6:17 (3 October). doi:10.1186/1939-4551-6-17. 
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Sánchez-Borges M, Asero R, Ansotegui IJ, Baiardini I, Bernstein JA et al. Diagnosis and treatment of urticaria: A worldwide perspective. World Allergy Organization Journal 2012; 5(11): 125-147. (15 November) doi:10.1097/WOX.0b013e3182758d6c. 
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Fiocchi A, Burks W, Bahna SL, Bielory L, Boyle RJ et al. Clinical use of probiotics in pediatric allergy (CUPPA): A World Allergy Organization position paper. World Allergy Organization Journal 2012; 5(11): 148-167. (15 November) doi:10.1097/WOX.0b013e3182784ee0. 
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Haahtela T, Holgate S, Pawankar R, Akdis CA, Benjaponpitak S et al. The Biodiversity Hypothesis and Allergic Disease: World Allergy Organization Position Statement. World Allergy Organization Journal 2013; 6:3 (31 January 2013). 
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Popov TA, Ledford D, Lockey RF, Pawankar R, Li JT et al. Maintenance of skills, competencies, and performance in allergy and clinical immunology: time to lay the foundation for a universal approach. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2012; 5(4): 45-51.
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Craig T, Pürsün E, Bork K, Bowen T, Boysen H et al. WAO Guideline for the Management of Hereditary Angioedema. World Allergy Organization Journal 2012; 5(12): 182-199.
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Simons FER, Ardusso LRF, Bilo MB, Dimov V, Ebisawa M et al. 2012 Update: World Allergy Organization guidelines for the assessment and management of anaphylaxis. Current Opinion in Allergy & Clinical Immunology. 2012; 12(4): 389-399.
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Fiocchi A, Brozek J, Schünemann H, Bahna S, von Berg A et al. World Allergy Organization (WAO) Diagnosis and Rationale for Action against Cow’s Milk Allergy (DRACMA) Guidelines. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2010;3(4):57-161.
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Cox L, Larenas-Linnemann D, Lockey R, Passalacqua G, et al. Speaking a Common Language in Grading Subcutaneous Immunotherpay Systemic Reactions: World Allergy Organization Subcutaneous Immunotherapy Systemic Reaction Grading System. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2010(3); 125:569-574. Full Text

Canonica GW, Bousquet J, Casale T, Lockey R, Baena-Cagnani C et al. Sublingual Immunotherapy: World Allergy Organization Position Paper 2009. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2009;2(11):223-281.
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Casale TB, Canonica, GW, Bousquet, J, Cox, L, Lockey, RF, Nelson, H, Passalacqua, G. Recommendations for appropriate sublingual immunotherapy clinical trials. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2009;124(4):665-670.
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Zuberbier T et al., EAACI/GA²LEN/EDF/WAO guideline: definition, classification and diagnosis of urticaria. Allergy. 2009;64(10):1417-1426
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Zuberbier T, Asero R, Bindslev-Jensen C, Canonica GW, Church MK, Giménez-Arnau AM, et al. EAACI/GA²LEN/EDF/WAO Guideline: Management of urticaria. Allergy, 2009; 64(10):1427-1443
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Potter PC, Warner JO, Pawankar RS, Kaliner MA, Del Giacco A, Rosenwasser L, for the WAO Specialty and Training Council. Recommendations for Competency in Allergy Training for Undergraduates Qualifying as Medical Practitioners: A World Allergy Organization Position Paper. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2009;2(8):150-189.
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Pawankar RS, Baena-Cagnani CE, Bousquet J, Canonica GW, Cruz, AA, Kaliner MA, Lanier BQ. State of World Allergy Report 2008: Allergy and Chronic Respiratory Diseases. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2008;1(6):S1-S17.
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Del Giacco S, Rosenwasser LJ, Crisci CD, Crisci CD, Frew AJ, Kaliner MA, Lee BW, Guanghui L, Maspero J; Moon HB, Takemasa N, Potter PC, Singh AB, Valovirta E, Vervloet D, Warner JO, Henley K. What is an allergist? A Position Statement of the WAO Specialty and Training Council. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2008;1(1):19-20.
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Kaliner MA, Del Giacco S, Crisci CD, Frew AJ, Liu G, Maspero J, Moon HB, Takemasa N, Potter PC, Rosenwasser LJ, Singh AB, Volovirta E, Van Cauwenberge P, Warner JO, on behalf of the WAO Specialty and Training Council. Requirements for Physician Competencies in Allergy: Key Clinical Competencies Appropriate for the Care of Patients with Allergic or Immunologic Diseases: A Position Statement of the World Allergy Organization. World Allergy Organization Journal. 2008;1(2):42-6.
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Canonica GW, Baena-Cagnani CE, Bousquet J, Bousquet PJ, Lockey RF, Malling H-J, Passalacqua G, Potter PC, Valovirta E. Recommendations for Standardization of Clinical Trials with Allergen Specific Immunotherapy for Respiratory Allergy: A Statement of a World Allergy Organization (WAO) Taskforce. Allergy. 2007;62(3):317-24.
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Warner JO, Kaliner MA, Crisci CD, Del Giacco S, Frew AJ, Liu GH, Maspero J, Moon H-B, Takemasa N, Potter PC, Rosenwasser LJ, Singh AB, Valovirta E, Van Cauwenberge P. Allergy practice worldwide: a report by the World Allergy Organization Specialty and Training Council. Allergy and Clinical Immunology International - World Allergy Organization Journal. 2006;18:4-10; and International Archives of Allergy and Immunology. 2006;139(2):166-74.
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Johansson SGO, Bieber T, Dahl R, Friedmann PS, Lanier B, Lockey R, Motala C, Ortega Martell JA, Platts-Mills TAE, 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. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2004,113(5):832-6.
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