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Recent Articles

Proceedings of the 2017 WAO Symposium on Hot Topics in Allergy: Pediatric & Regulatory Aspects

Debates in Allergy Medicine: Allergy skin testing cannot be replaced by molecular diagnosis in the near future   Read

Debates in Allergy Medicine: Molecular allergy diagnosis with ISAC will replace screenings by skin prick test in the future   Read

Prevalence of papular urticaria caused by flea bites and associated factors in children 1-6 years of age in Bogotá, D.C.   Read

Who has anaphylaxis in Brazil? Validation of a questionnaire for population studies   Read

Otitis media with effusion and atopy: is there a causal relationship?   Read

Psychological and lifestyle risk factors for asthma exacerbation and morbidity in children   Read

Two case reports of desensitization in patients with hypersensitivity to iron   Read

Checklist for a complete chronic urticaria medical history: an easy tool   Read

The grass pollen season 2015: a proof of concept multi-approach study in three different European cities   Read

A 17-year-old male with a Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor: flushing differential diagnosis   Read

The skin microbiome: impact of modern environments on skin ecology, barrier integrity, and systemic immune programming   Read

World Allergy Organization Journal (WAO Journal) is the official journal of the World Allergy Organization (WAO), whose membership consists of 97 professional allergy, asthma and clinical immunology societies around the world. It is an open access, peer-reviewed global journal published by BioMed Central (BMC).

World Allergy Organization Journal publishes original research, clinical reviews, position papers, and epidemiological studies that contribute to current knowledge in patient care. The new Debates in Allergy Medicine series contributes the hottest current topics in allergy. The Journal aims to publish works with specific clinical relevance and practical measures that are critical for the practice of allergy anywhere in the world, to highlight the global impact of the allergy burden. The Journal provides a vehicle to highlight newer approaches for the evaluation of disease outcomes and concerning treatments and interventions.

World Allergy Organization Journal is interested in reviews and original research papers on:

Drug allergy
Drug allergy in the era of biologics
Omic sciences in allergy
Ethics of publication in allergy

All articles published by World Allergy Organization Journal are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers at

Other benefits of publishing in World Allergy Organization Journal include:

  • International exposure
  • Rapid publication
  • Blinded peer review process
  • Open access

All articles published in World Allergy Organization Journal are included in: CAS, DOAJ, Embase, Emerging Sources Citation Index, PubMed, PubMed Central, SCImago, and ​Scopus.

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation.

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Alessandro Fiocchi, MD and Erika Jensen-Jarolim, MD
The Editors-in-Chief

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