Theoharides, MD, PhD, FAAAAI
, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111; theoharis.
A I Manjra, MB ChB, FCP (SA) Paeds, Dip Allergology (SA), FAAAAI
Berger, MD, FAAAAI
, FACAAI, Asthma & Allergy Associates of Southern California, lead author of the first study.
G Todd, (1) MB ChB, FCDerm (SA), PhD; A Manjra, (2) MB ChB, PCPacd (SA), Dip Allergology (SA), FAAAAI
(USA), M Clin Pharm; W Sinclair, (3) MB ChB, MMcd (Derm); M Levin, (4) MB ChB, FCPaed (SA), Dip Allergology (SA), MMed (Paed), PhD, EAAC1 (UEMS), FAAAAI
, FACAAI; R J Green, (5) MB BCh, DCH, FCP (SA), DTM&H, MMed, FCCP, PhD, Dip Allergology (SA), DSc
SANTAELLA, MD, FACP, FAAAAI
*; IVONNE FONT, MD *; ORVILLE DISDIER, MS ([dagger])
Settipane, MD, FACAAI, FAAAAI
, FACCP, Allergy and Asthma Center and Asthma Nasal Disease & Allergy Research Center of New England, Providence, R.
R Green, (1) MB BCh, DCH, FCPaed (SA), DTM&H, MMed (Paed), FCCP, PhD, Dip Allergol (SA), FAAAAI
, FRCP; P Jeena, (2) FCP (Paeds), Cert Pulmonology; S Kotze, (3) MB ChB; H Lewis, (4) MB ChB, MMed (Paed); D Webb, (5) BSc (Hons), MB BCh; M Wells, (6-8) MB BCh, MSc (Med), FCEM (SA)
AHMED ISMAIL MANJRA, MB ChB, FCPaeds (SA), Diploma in Allergology (SA), FAAAAI
, MClinPharm (UKZN) Paediatrician in private practice, Durban Ahmed Ismail Manjra is the current chairman of the Allergy Society of South Africa.
This approach may, in fact, lead to the over-diagnosis of asthma, as such symptoms and lung function impairment may also be seen in other conditions," says Neal Jain, MD, FAAAAI
S M Risenga, (1) BSc, MB ChB, DCH, Dip Allerg (SA), MMed (Paed), FAAAI, Cert Pulmonol (SA) Paed; G P Shivambu, (1) MB ChB; M P Rakgole, (1) MB ChB; M L Makwela, (1) MB ChB, DCH (SA); S Ntuli, (2) BSc, BSc Hons, MSc; T A P Malatji, (2) MB ChB, M Fam Med, Dip HIV Man; N J Maligavhada, (1) BSc, MB ChB, DCH, FCPaed (SA); R J Green, (3) MB BCh, DTM&H, MMed (Paed), DCH, Dip Allerg, FCPaed (SA), FAAAAI
, FCCP, PhD
PAUL C POTTER, MD, FCP (SA), DCH (SA), FAAAAI
, FACAAI, BSc (Hons) Immunology
Results from study MP4004, conducted during the autumn allergy season, were presented by Professor David Price (Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland) and Dr Warner Carr (MD, FAAAAI
, FACAAI, Allergy & Asthma Associates of Southern California and principal investigator).