Allergens, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Therapeutics

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2022 AAAAI Annual Meeting - Virtual Content Available

The 2022 AAAAI Annual Meeting is available for virtual participation through December 31, 2022. Visit the Annual Meeting website to register and access the virtual content.
Sessions on Allergens, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Therapeutics include:

1205    Diagnostics in Allergy & Immunology: An Update
1806    Controversial Topics in  Allergen Immunotherapy:  Dose Adjustment Strategies after Gaps in Therapy, Severe Asthma, Waiting Times and Epinephrine Autoinjectors
2101    Preparing for the Next Pandemic: From Mechanisms to Vaccines
2307    Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT): New Forms and New Data on Old Variants
2522    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): Molecular Characterization of Allergens and Specific IgE Antibodies
2553    Patients with Severe Asthma Should Be Permitted to Receive Allergen Immunotherapy
2809    Subcutaneous Immunotherapy: Cross-Reactivity, Extract Stability and Optimum Dosing
2811    Allergic Disease Triggered by Cannabis Production and Consumption
3704    EORD: Impact of Climate Change on Pollen, Mold and Susceptibility to COVID-19 Infection
5125    Personalized Medicine and Rhinitis
5126    Allergen Diagnostics: Component Testing for Respiratory Allergens
5127    Diagnosis in Allergic Respiratory Diseases: Beyond Detection of Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
5134    Allied Health: Research Studies and Oral Immunotherapy (OIT): One Size Does Not Fit All
5144    COVID-19 and Allergen Immunotherapy
5209    Dynamic Interactions of Pollen and the Environment with Allergic and Respiratory Disease

Allergens, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Therapeutics Resources for Healthcare Providers

Clinical Resources
Allergy Skin Test and Immunotherapy Forms
Compounding Corner: Resources for USP Chapter 797 Standards for Physician In-Office Compounding of Allergen Extracts
Consultation and Referral Guidelines 

AAAAI Statements and Practice Parameters reflect the most current guidance available from the AAAAI on clinical topics related to allergies, asthma and immunologic disease.

Allergens, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Therapeutics Resources include an overview, explanation of symptoms and diagnosis, treatment and management, an action plan, information for patients, and more.

Collaborate with Allergy Professionals

Interested in collaborating with fellow AAAAI members who share a particular interest in Allergy Education? The IRSO Interest Section is the community for AAAAI members interested in focusing and networking on the pathogenesis, prevalence, diagnosis and management of rhinitis, sinusitis and hypersensitivity ocular disorders. Topics covered include: allergy diagnostics and standardization, immunotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of rhinitis, sinusitis and ophthalmic conditions secondary to allergy.

To learn more about the work of this interest section, contact one of the leaders below:

Chair: Patricia Takach MD FAAAAI             

Vice Chair: Christopher W. Calabria, MD FAAAAI

Secretary: Tolly Epstein, MD MS FAAAAI            

Staff Liaison: Nicole Brinkley        

Interested in aligning with IRSO?

Becoming part of the IRSO community network is as simple as linking to your AAAAI personal member profiles and updating your profile to reflect your primary membership as IRSO under the tab labeled Involvement.

Or, consider the work of the Immunotherapy, Allergen Standardization and Allergy Diagnostics Committee. Its purpose is to promote education concerning the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of allergies. NOTE: Interest Section Committees are open to all members of the AAAAI.

Allergens, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Therapeutics Resources for Patients

AAAAI’s Tools for the Public offers a variety of resources for patients, including videos, interactive quizzes, and downloadable handouts to learn more about allergic and immunologic conditions. These include:

Latex Allergy
Take Our Mold Quiz
The Truth About Pet Allergies