Andrew S Kemp
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
- The allergy epidemic: what is the Australian response?Andrew S Kemp
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 185:226-7. 2006
- Immune deviation and the hygiene hypothesis: a review of the epidemiological evidenceAndrew Kemp
Department of Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:74-80. 2003..The principal environmental influences on atopic disease are likely to occur throughout life and involve interactions between microbes and other non-infective and lifestyle factors...
- Hypoallergenic formula prescribing practices in AustraliaAndrew Kemp
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 42:191-5. 2006..To gain insight into the use of hypoallergenic formula in Australia by analysis of prescribing statistics...
- Does post-nasal drip cause cough in childhood?Andrew Kemp
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
Paediatr Respir Rev 7:31-5. 2006..In considering causes of chronic cough in childhood, it is now time to abandon the concept of PND and the associated PND syndrome...
- Egg allergyAndrew S Kemp
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:696-702. 2007..Cases which illustrate these issues are presented...
- Guidelines for the use of infant formulas to treat cows milk protein allergy: an Australian consensus panel opinionAndrew S Kemp
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 188:109-12. 2008..Amino acid formula is recommended as first choice in anaphylaxis and eosinophilic oesophagitis. If treatment with the initial formula is not successful, use of an alternative formula is recommended...
- The interaction between early life upper respiratory tract infection and birth during the pollen season on rye-sensitized hay fever and ryegrass sensitization--a birth cohort studyAndrew Kemp
Department Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:536-44. 2009..76 95% CI 0.43, 1.33). These findings suggest that early life viral URI interacts with ryegrass allergen exposure in the development of ryegrass allergen sensitization and ryegrass sensitized hay fever symptoms...
- Parental perceptions in egg allergy: does egg challenge make a difference?Andrew Stewart Kemp
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:648-53. 2009..The greater certainty provided by the performance of a food challenge may be a positive outcome in both CP and CN children...
- Allergic rhinitisAndrew S Kemp
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2145, Australia
Paediatr Respir Rev 10:63-8. 2009..Antihistamines are effective for control of histamine related symptoms such as itching, rhinorrhoea and sneezing. The use and benefits of sublingual or injectable immunotherapy in children are controversial...
- Asthma prevention: breast is best?A Kemp
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 40:337-9. 2004....
- New action plans for the management of anaphylaxisAndrew S Kemp
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales
Aust Fam Physician 38:31-5. 2009..They also function in a similar fashion to a doctor's letter, providing written information that patients and parents can give to child care centres, schools and employers to assist in the provision of appropriate care...
- Management of cow's milk protein allergy in infants and young children: an expert panel perspectiveKatrina J Allen
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 45:481-6. 2009....
- IL-5 T-cell responses to house dust mite are associated with the development of allergen-specific IgE responses and asthma in the first 5 years of lifeChristina Weber-Chrysochoou
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:286-92. 2007..Allergen-specific T(H)2-like cytokine responses are considered to be important in sensitization and allergic diseases...
- Parental perceptions and dietary adherence in children with seafood allergyIan E Ng
Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:720-8. 2011..Allergy to seafood (fish, mollusc and crustacean) is increasing and is now a leading cause of food anaphylaxis, but there is only limited data on the impact of seafood allergy on affected children and their families...
- Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome: 16-year experienceSam Mehr
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia 2145
Pediatrics 123:e459-64. 2009..The goal was to examine the demographic characteristics, causative foods, clinical features, treatments, and outcomes for children presenting with acute food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome...
- Anaphylaxis following quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccinationJulia M L Brotherton
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
CMAJ 179:525-33. 2008..Following notification of 7 presumptive cases of anaphylaxis in the state of New South Wales, Australia, we verified cases and compared the incidence of anaphylaxis following HPV vaccination to other vaccines in comparable settings...
- CICADA: Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment. Australian cough guidelines summary statementPeter G Gibson
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 192:265-71. 2010..In ADULTS, refractory cough that persists after therapy is managed by empirical inhaled corticosteroid therapy and speech pathology techniques...
- Polyclonal and allergen-induced cytokine responses in adults with asthma: resolution of asthma is associated with normalization of IFN-gamma responsesJoanne M Smart
Department of Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:450-6. 2002..Previous studies have implicated this cytokine imbalance in the development of disease. However, it is not known whether normalization of this imbalance is conversely associated with disease resolution...
- Pulmonary function in non-atopic and atopic childhood asthmaJu Yin
The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
Acta Paediatr 96:1088-90. 2007
- Cytokine profiles of patients infected with Mycobacterium ulcerans and unaffected household contactsTravis M Gooding
Department of Microbiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Infect Immun 70:5562-7. 2002..Together, these findings suggest that a Th1-type immune response to M. ulcerans may prevent the development of Buruli ulcer in people exposed to M. ulcerans, but a Th-2 response does not...
- Intolerance to food additives - does it exist?Paul J Turner
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 48:E10-4. 2012..While parents/carers report that over one fifth of children experience of food reaction, only 1 in 20 of these are confirmed to have a non-allergic food hypersensitivity on testing...
- Refractory symptoms successfully treated with leukotriene inhibition in a child with systemic mastocytosisPaul J Turner
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
Pediatr Dermatol 29:222-3. 2012..Montelukast was effective in treating refractory abdominal and urinary symptoms in a child with systemic mastocytosis...
- Cost of illness of atopic dermatitis in children: a societal perspectiveAndrew S Kemp
Department of Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Pharmacoeconomics 21:105-13. 2003....
- Allergic rhinitis in childrenPaul J Turner
Department of Allergy and Immunology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 48:302-10. 2012..Immunotherapy may be a useful, if expensive, option, particularly where symptoms are because of a specific pollen. The benefits of immunotherapy in house dust mite-induced rhinitis and asthma remain controversial...
- When doctors disagree: a qualitative study of doctors' and parents' views on the risks of childhood food allergyWendy Hu
Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Health Expect 11:208-19. 2008..To examine the views of doctors which underpin clinical practice variation concerning an uncertain health risk, and the views of parents who had sought advice from these doctors, using the example of childhood food allergy...
- Making clinical decisions when the stakes are high and the evidence unclearWendy Hu
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
BMJ 329:852-4. 2004
- Changes in anterior cingulate and amygdala after cognitive behavior therapy of posttraumatic stress disorderKim Felmingham
Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
Psychol Sci 18:127-9. 2007
- Attributes and views of families with food allergic children recruited from allergy clinics and from a consumer organizationWendy Hu
Department of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:264-9. 2008..To supplement the information and support provided by ACs, all parents should be given the opportunity to join a CO, with guidance from their clinician towards those aspects of membership which are most likely to be helpful...
- Feeding choice for children with immediate allergic reactions to cows milk proteinSam S Mehr
Med J Aust 189:178-9. 2008
- Prescribing of amino acid infant formulaAndrew S Kemp
Med J Aust 181:574-5. 2004
- Atopic disease in childhoodMichael S Gold
Department of Paediatrics, Adelaide University, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Med J Aust 182:298-304. 2005..Preventing atopic disease in high-risk infants and hindering progression of disease in children with established disease are the areas of active research...
- Allergic rhinitis - practical management strategiesWendy Hu
Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales
Aust Fam Physician 37:214-20. 2008..Readily available treatments can improve outcomes in rhinitis as well as associated allergic diseases such as asthma. Yet allergic rhinitis remains underdiagnosed and undertreated...
- Prevention of asthma during the first 5 years of life: a randomized controlled trialGuy B Marks
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Missenden Road Post Office, New South Wales 2050, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:53-61. 2006..Early life exposures may be important in the development of asthma and allergic disease...
- Do allergens play a role in early childhood asthma?Andrew S Kemp
Departmnent of Immunology, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Vic
Med J Aust 177:S52-4. 2002..of asthma) an allergen-induced disease? Is it possible to modify asthma by environmental allergen manipulation in early childhood? Is it possible to modulate the immune response to allergens in a favourable direction in early childhood?..
- EpiPen use in children with food allergiesClare W Allen
Med J Aust 187:542. 2007
- Severe peanut allergy in Australian childrenAndrew S Kemp
Med J Aust 183:277. 2005
- Persistent linear bands in infancy acquired after local pressure: a consequence of mast cell activation?Lara S Ford
Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 24:391-3. 2007..We speculate that release of mast cell mediators associated with the dermographism may have triggered the development of the linear bands...
- Allergy prevention--what we thought we knewAndrew S Kemp
Med J Aust 178:254-5. 2003
- Food allergy and anaphylaxis - dealing with uncertaintyAndrew S Kemp
Med J Aust 188:503-4. 2008..Reducing the growing burden of food allergy requires a chronic disease management model, clarification of responsibilities, and better communication of both risks and uncertainties...
- Three-year outcomes of dietary fatty acid modification and house dust mite reduction in the Childhood Asthma Prevention StudyJennifer K Peat
Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Children s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:807-13. 2004..Although house dust mite allergen avoidance has been used as a preventive strategy in several trials, the effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in the primary prevention of asthma and allergic disease is not known...
- Allergens and allergy prevention: where to next?Euan R Tovey
J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:119-21. 2005