Table of Contents: Clinical Immunology - Allergies & Anaphylaxis


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The Clinical Immunology Collection has been organized into broad categories in response to the commonly articulated request from our users that we provide more structured and efficient access to papers of interest in the PLOS corpus. This section includes papers about allergies & anaphylaxis.

Articles in the Clinical Immunology Collection are presented in order of publication date. New articles will be added as they are published.

PLOS welcomes submissions in this field.

PLOS Collections:

Research Articles

Immune Response to Snake Envenoming and Treatment with Antivenom; Complement Activation, Cytokine Production and Mast Cell Degranulation

Shelley F. Stone, Geoffrey K. Isbister, Seyed Shahmy, Fahim Mohamed, Chandana Abeysinghe, Harendra Karunathilake, Ariaranee Ariaratnam, Tamara E. Jacoby-Alner, Claire L. Cotterell, Simon G. A. Brown

High Levels of Both n-3 and n-6 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Cord Serum Phospholipids Predict Allergy Development

Malin Barman, Sara Johansson, Bill Hesselmar, Agnes E. Wold, Ann-Sofie Sandberg, Anna Sandin

Safety of Benzathine Penicillin for Preventing Congenital Syphilis: A Systematic Review

Tais F. Galvao, Marcus T. Silva, Suzanne J. Serruya, Lori M. Newman, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Mauricio G. Pereira, Ricardo Fescina

IgE Production to α-Gal Is Accompanied by Elevated Levels of Specific IgG1 Antibodies and Low Amounts of IgE to Blood Group B

Theo Rispens, Ninotska I. L. Derksen, Scott P. Commins, Thomas A. Platts-Mills, Rob C. Aalberse

Citrus Allergy from Pollen to Clinical Symptoms

Rosa Anna Iorio, Stefano Del Duca, Elisabetta Calamelli, Chiara Pula, Magda Lodolini, Fortuna Scamardella, Andrea Pession, Giampaolo Ricci

Clinical Effects and Antivenom Dosing in Brown Snake (Pseudonaja spp.) Envenoming — Australian Snakebite Project (ASP-14)

George E. Allen, Simon G. A. Brown, Nicholas A. Buckley, Margaret A. O’Leary, Colin B. Page, Bart J. Currie, Julian White, Geoffrey K. Isbister , ASP Investigators

Toxocara Seropositivity, Atopy and Wheezing in Children Living in Poor Neighbourhoods in Urban Latin American

Lívia Ribeiro Mendonça, Rafael Valente Veiga, Vitor Camilo Cavalcante Dattoli, Camila Alexandrina Figueiredo, Rosemeire Fiaccone, Jackson Santos, Álvaro Augusto Cruz, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, Philip John Cooper, Lain Carlos Pontes-de-Carvalho, Maurício Lima Barreto, Neuza Maria Alcantara-Neves

Does Pet Ownership in Infancy Lead to Asthma or Allergy at School Age? Pooled Analysis of Individual Participant Data from 11 European Birth Cohorts

Karin C. Lødrup Carlsen, Stephanie Roll, Kai-Håkon Carlsen, Petter Mowinckel, Alet H. Wijga, Bert Brunekreef, Maties Torrent, Graham Roberts, S. Hasan Arshad, Inger Kull, Ursula Krämer, Andrea von Berg, Esben Eller, Arne Høst, Claudia Kuehni, Ben Spycher, Jordi Sunyer, Chih-Mei Chen, Andreas Reich, Anna Asarnoj, Carmen Puig, Olf Herbarth, Jestinah M. Mahachie John, Kristel Van Steen, Stefan N. Willich, Ulrich Wahn, Susanne Lau, Thomas Keil , GA2LEN WP 1.5 ‘Birth Cohorts’ working group

Are There Neurophenotypes for Asthma? Functional Brain Imaging of the Interaction between Emotion and Inflammation in Asthma

Melissa A. Rosenkranz, William W. Busse, John F. Sheridan, Gina M. Crisafi, Richard J. Davidson

Investigating International Time Trends in the Incidence and Prevalence of Atopic Eczema 1990–2010: A Systematic Review of Epidemiological Studies

Ivette A. G. Deckers, Susannah McLean, Sanne Linssen, Monique Mommers, C. P. van Schayck, Aziz Sheikh

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Two Infusion Rates to Decrease Reactions to Antivenom

Geoffrey K. Isbister, Seyed Shahmy, Fahim Mohamed, Chandana Abeysinghe, Harendra Karunathilake, Ariaranee Ariaratnam

Implementation of Anaphylaxis Management Guidelines: A Register-Based Study

Linus Grabenhenrich, Stephanie Hompes, Hannah Gough, Franziska Ruëff, Kathrin Scherer, Claudia Pföhler, Regina Treudler, Vera Mahler, Thomas Hawranek, Katja Nemat, Alice Koehli, Thomas Keil, Margitta Worm

Allergic Asthmatics Show Divergent Lipid Mediator Profiles from Healthy Controls Both at Baseline and following Birch Pollen Provocation

Susanna L. Lundström, Jun Yang, Henrik J. Källberg, Sarah Thunberg, Guro Gafvelin, Jesper Z. Haeggström, Reidar Grönneberg, Johan Grunewald, Marianne van Hage, Bruce D. Hammock, Anders Eklund, Åsa M. Wheelock, Craig E. Wheelock

Genetic Variations in IL28B and Allergic Disease in Children

Silvana Gaudieri, Michaela Lucas, Andrew Lucas, Elizabeth McKinnon, Hiba Albloushi, Andri Rauch, Julia di Iulio, David Martino, Susan L. Prescott, Meri K. Tulic

Cord Blood Derived CD4+CD25high T Cells Become Functional Regulatory T Cells upon Antigen Encounter

Elisabeth Mayer, Christina Bannert, Saskia Gruber, Sven Klunker, Andreas Spittler, Cezmi A. Akdis, Zsolt Szépfalusi, Thomas Eiwegger