"Whole" vs. "Fragmented" approach to EAACI Pollen Season Definitions: A Multicenter Study in Six Southern European Cities.


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Hoffmann T., Acar Ş., Aggelidis X., Arasi S., Barbalace A., Bourgoin A., ...More

Allergy, vol.75, pp.1659-1671, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/all.14153
  • Title of Journal : Allergy
  • Page Numbers: pp.1659-1671
  • Keywords: EAACI, Mediterranean, pollen allergy, season definitions, seasonal allergic rhinitis, AIRBORNE POLLEN, GRASS-POLLEN, MEDITERRANEAN REGION, ALLERGENIC POLLEN, CLINICAL-TRIALS, IMMUNOTHERAPY, CALENDAR, RHINOCONJUNCTIVITIS, CITY

Abstract

Background The adequate definition of pollen seasons is essential to facilitate a correct diagnosis, treatment choice, and outcome assessment in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. A position paper by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) proposed season definitions for Northern and Middle Europe.