Riccardo Asero

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tomato allergy: clinical features and usefulness of current routinely available diagnostic methods
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 23:37-42. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Plant food allergies: a suggested approach to allergen-resolved diagnosis in the clinical practice by identifying easily available sensitization markers
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:1-11. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Extraordinary response to omalizumab in a child with severe chronic urticaria
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 46:41-2. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of refractory chronic urticaria: current and future therapeutic options
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 14:481-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Mugwort-fennel-allergy-syndrome associated with sensitization to an allergen homologous to Api g 5
    F Borghesan
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 45:130-7. 2013
  6. pmc Eosinophils in chronic urticaria: supporting or leading actors?
    Riccardo Asero
    From the 1Allergy Unit, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano Milan, Italy 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan and IRCCS Foundation Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy and 3Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, IRCCS Foundation Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    World Allergy Organ J 2:213-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Anaphylaxis to plant-foods and pollen allergens in patients with lipid transfer protein syndrome
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:379-85. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical management of patients with a history of urticaria/angioedema induced by multiple NSAIDs: an expert panel review
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 160:126-33. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint A case of allergy to zucchini
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:205-6. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Ragweed allergy in northern Italy: are patterns of sensitization changing?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:157-9. 2012

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Publications125 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Tomato allergy: clinical features and usefulness of current routinely available diagnostic methods
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 23:37-42. 2013
    ..Tomato contains many allergens but their clinical relevance is poorly defined and the usefulness of available diagnostic methods is unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plant food allergies: a suggested approach to allergen-resolved diagnosis in the clinical practice by identifying easily available sensitization markers
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:1-11. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Extraordinary response to omalizumab in a child with severe chronic urticaria
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 46:41-2. 2014
    ..A case of immediate and definitive response to a single dose of omalizumab in a child with severe ciclosporin-resistant chronic urticaria is reported. ..
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of refractory chronic urticaria: current and future therapeutic options
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 14:481-8. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Mugwort-fennel-allergy-syndrome associated with sensitization to an allergen homologous to Api g 5
    F Borghesan
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 45:130-7. 2013
    ..Inhibition experiments showed a high degree of cross-reactivity between this fennel allergen and the homologous mugwort pollen allergen. This allergen might be responsible for the mugwort-celery-spice syndrome. ..
  6. pmc Eosinophils in chronic urticaria: supporting or leading actors?
    Riccardo Asero
    From the 1Allergy Unit, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano Milan, Italy 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan and IRCCS Foundation Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy and 3Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, IRCCS Foundation Maggiore Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    World Allergy Organ J 2:213-7. 2009
    ..Such phenomena seem more pronounced in patients showing a more severe disease. The present study will rediscuss the potential role of this cell line in chronic urticaria in the light of these recent observations...
  7. doi request reprint Anaphylaxis to plant-foods and pollen allergens in patients with lipid transfer protein syndrome
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:379-85. 2013
    ..Such variability is seemingly due to the presence/absence of a number of cofactors...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical management of patients with a history of urticaria/angioedema induced by multiple NSAIDs: an expert panel review
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 160:126-33. 2013
    ..The present article, written by a panel of experts, reports the main recommendations for the practical clinical management of patients with a history of urticaria/angioedema induced by multiple NSAID based on current knowledge...
  9. ncbi request reprint A case of allergy to zucchini
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:205-6. 2012
    ..A case of mono-sensitization to a heat- and pepsin-stable allergen in zucchini is described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ragweed allergy in northern Italy: are patterns of sensitization changing?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:157-9. 2012
    ..Previous surveys performed in this area showed that the age at onset of ragweed allergy in monosensitized subjects is about 35...
  11. ncbi request reprint Monosensitization to a novel plane pollen allergen
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:167-9. 2012
    ..A patient monosensitized to plane pollen is described On ISAC 103 the patients showed IgE reactivity to both Pla a 1 and Pla a 2, but on immunoblot analysis the serum showed a single IgE reactivity at about 50 kDa allergen...
  12. ncbi request reprint Features of sensitization to airborne allergens among extra-European immigrants living in 2 distinct areas of Northern Italy
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:107-12. 2012
    ..Extra-European immigrants are increasingly seen in allergy clinics. In view of their different genetic background they represent an opportunity to investigate the dynamics of sensitization to airborne allergens...
  13. doi request reprint Baseline serum tryptase levels and adverse reactions to injection specific immunotherapy with airborne allergens: is there a relationship?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Via Ospedale 21, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 158:276-80. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to measure tryptase levels in subjects with respiratory allergy and analyze the results in the light of tolerance/intolerance to injection SIT...
  14. ncbi request reprint Allergy to kiwi: is component-resolved diagnosis in routine clinical practice really impossible?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:42-7. 2012
    ..Kiwi allergy is frequent and can be the result of sensitization to a number of allergens showing different physicochemical characteristics. Component-resolved diagnosis of kiwi allergy is still unavailable in routine clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are anti-Phl p 12 IgE levels predictive of oral allergy syndrome in profilin hypersensitive patients?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 43:184-7. 2011
    ..In profilin-hypersensitive patients this has not been investigated so far...
  16. doi request reprint Coagulation cascade and fibrinolysis in patients with multiple-drug allergy syndrome
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:44-8. 2008
    ..Recent investigations have found that patients with CU show signs of thrombin generation and activation of the tissue factor pathway of the coagulation cascade...
  17. ncbi request reprint AAITO Position Paper. Pruritus: causes, diagnostic workup and treatment
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Via Ospedale 21 20037 Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:221-4. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic urticaria: a disease at a crossroad between autoimmunity and coagulation
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 7:71-6. 2007
    ..Such mechanism seems to be active in the majority of CU patients, however their relationship with anti-FcepsilonRI or anti-IgE autoantibodies is still matter of research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of autologous plasma skin test for multiple nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug intolerance
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 144:226-30. 2007
    ..Recent studies show that patients with multiple nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) intolerance are frequently characterized by autoreactivity; this can be detected by autologous serum skin test (ASST)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronic rhinitis with nasal polyposis associated with sodium glutamate intolerance
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 144:159-61. 2007
    ..A careful diagnostic workup revealed that the disorder was caused by sodium glutamate intolerance. This is the first study showing an association between intolerance to food additives and nasal polyposis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Detection of some safe plant-derived foods for LTP-allergic patients
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 144:57-63. 2007
    ..Adverse reactions to Rosaceae, tree nuts, peanut, beer, maize, mustard, asparagus, grapes, mulberry, cabbage, dates, orange, fig, kiwi, lupine, fennel, celery, tomato, eggplant, lettuce, chestnut and pineapple have been recorded...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rice: another potential cause of food allergy in patients sensitized to lipid transfer protein
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 143:69-74. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Chronic unremitting urticaria: is the use of antihistamines above the licensed dose effective? A preliminary study of cetirizine at licensed and above-licensed doses
    R Asero
    Outpatient Department of Allergology, San Carlo Clinic, Palermo Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:34-8. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysis of hypersensitivity to oleaceae pollen in an olive-free and ash-free area by commercial pollen extracts and recombinant allergens
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 43:77-80. 2011
    ..Olive pollen sensitization is surprisingly frequent in Milan, an area that is virtually both olive- and ash-free...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of ketoprofen oral challenges to detect cross-reactors among patients with a history of aspirin-induced urticaria
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:187-9. 2006
    ..In patients with a history of urticaria induced by a single nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), advising elimination of all drugs that inhibit cyclooxygenase 1 (COX-1) can lead to unnecessary avoidance of useful NSAIDs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pollen specific immunotherapy is not a risk factor for de novo sensitization to cross-reacting allergens in monosensitized subjects
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 16:253-7. 2006
    ..This event might theoretically involve cross-reacting pollen allergens, such as profilin or polcalcins, posing a risk of SIT-induced polysensitization to pollens in patients who were originally monosensitized...
  27. ncbi request reprint Plasma of patients with chronic urticaria shows signs of thrombin generation, and its intradermal injection causes wheal-and-flare reactions much more frequently than autologous serum
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1113-7. 2006
    ..Autologous serum skin tests (ASSTs) and in vitro histamine release assays seem to look into distinct aspects of the disease, and the specificity of ASST has been questioned...
  28. ncbi request reprint Artemisia and Ambrosia hypersensitivity: co-sensitization or co-recognition?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:658-65. 2006
    ..Clinical and serological studies showed that ragweed and mugwort sensitization are often associated and this poses relevant clinical problems in patients for whom specific immunotherapy is warranted...
  29. ncbi request reprint Emerging drugs for chronic urticaria
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Allergy Unit, Clinica San Carlo, Via Ospedale 2120037 Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 11:265-74. 2006
    ..These findings put under a new light some rather sparse studies of the effect of drugs active on the coagulation system (heparin and oral anticoagulants) in patients with CU...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is a common feature in patients with chronic urticaria
    R Asero
    S C Pneumologia, A O Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 16:19-23. 2006
    ..Although both these substances are potent inductors of contraction of airway smooth muscle, pulmonary function and airway hyperresponsiveness have not been systematically investigated in patients with CU...
  31. ncbi request reprint Giant ragweed specific immunotherapy is not effective in a proportion of patients sensitized to short ragweed: analysis of the allergenic differences between short and giant ragweed
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1036-41. 2005
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Profilin sensitization detected in the office by skin prick test: a study of prevalence and clinical relevance of profilin as a plant food allergen
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1033-7. 2008
    ..Profilin, a pan-allergen present in all eukaryotic cells, is one of the main causes of cross-sensitization between pollen and plant-derived foods, but its clinical relevance as a food allergen is still debated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Detection of a novel allergen in raw tomato
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:397-400. 2008
    ..Based on a comparison with currently known tomato allergens, this seems to be a novel allergen protein...
  34. doi request reprint Markers of autoreactivity, coagulation and angiogenesis in patients with nonallergic asthma
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milano, Italy
    Allergy 66:1339-44. 2011
    ..Activation of the coagulation cascade and hyper-expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) were recently found in CU, and there is sparse evidence that the same may occur in asthma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Lipid transfer protein cross-reactivity assessed in vivo and in vitro in the office: pros and cons
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 21:129-36. 2011
    ..Few studies analyze cross-reactivity between lipid transfer proteins (LTP) from a large spectrum of botanically unrelated plant-derived foods using routine diagnostic tests...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity to lipid transfer protein is frequently associated with chronic urticaria
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 43:19-21. 2011
    ..Sparse clinical observations suggest a possible association between food allergy to lipid transfer protein (LTP) and chronic urticaria (CU)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Co-recognition of lipid trasfer protein in pollen and foods in northern Italy: clinician's view
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:205-8. 2010
    ..The observed cross-reactivity between pollen and plant-food LTPs has led to hypothesize that primary sensitisation to this allergen may occur through the airways...
  38. doi request reprint The nature of melon allergy in ragweed-allergic subjects: A study of 1000 patients
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 32:64-7. 2011
    ..This study confirms the association between profilin sensitization and melon allergy...
  39. doi request reprint Are IgE levels to foods other than rosaceae predictive of allergy in lipid transfer protein-hypersensitive patients?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:149-54. 2011
    ..Markers able to predict whether a patient sensitized to a certain food but not yet clinically allergic will develop allergy would be extremely helpful...
  40. doi request reprint Peach-induced contact urticaria is associated with lipid transfer protein sensitization
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:345-8. 2011
    ..Peach-induced contact urticaria is frequent in peach-allergic subjects...
  41. doi request reprint Does sensitization to foods in adults occur always in the gut?
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Via Ospedale 21, Paderno Dugnano Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:6-14. 2011
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Activation of blood coagulation in plasma from chronic urticaria patients with negative autologous plasma skin test
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 25:201-5. 2011
    ..Immune-mediated inflammation and coagulation are strictly linked, and coagulation activation has been described in CU patients as shown by the elevation of plasma prothrombin fragment F1+2 and, in severe cases, of d-dimer as well...
  43. pmc Clinical management of adult patients with a history of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced urticaria/angioedema: update
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 3:24-30. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results of a skin prick test-based study of the prevalence and clinical impact of hypersensitivity to pollen panallergens (polcalcin and profilin)
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:35-8. 2010
    ..Calcium-binding proteins (polcalcins) and profilin are cross-reacting panallergens that sensitize a minority of pollen-allergic patients. Their clinical relevance remains controversial...
  45. doi request reprint Heparin and tranexamic Acid therapy may be effective in treatment-resistant chronic urticaria with elevated d-dimer: a pilot study
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 152:384-9. 2010
    ..Chronic urticaria (CU) patients often present activation of the coagulation cascade and fibrinolysis whose markers correlate with disease severity...
  46. doi request reprint Causes of food-induced anaphylaxis in Italian adults: a multi-centre study
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 150:271-7. 2009
    ..Data about food-induced anaphylaxis in Italy are missing. Objective: It was the aim of this study to detect the main foods/food allergens causing anaphylaxis in Italy...
  47. doi request reprint Double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge in adults in everyday clinical practice: a reappraisal of their limitations and real indications
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Via Ospedale 21, 20037 Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:379-85. 2009
    ..This review article aims to reappraise the pros and cons of DBPCFC and to elicit some critical thoughts and discussions about the real indications of this diagnostic procedure in adult patients in everyday practice...
  48. doi request reprint EpidemAAITO: features of food allergy in Italian adults attending allergy clinics: a multi-centre study
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:547-55. 2009
    ..Studies of the prevalence of different types of food allergy in adults are lacking...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis caused by tomato lipid transfer protein
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 43:125-6. 2011
    ..Inhibition studies carried out in-vitro showed the complete cross-reactivity between the relevant tomato allergen and purified peach lipid transferprotein (LTP). Tomato LTP may sometimes cause severe allergic reactions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sera from patients with multiple drug allergy syndrome contain circulating histamine-releasing factors
    Riccardo Asero
    Allergy Unit, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 131:195-200. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Autoreactivity is highly prevalent in patients with multiple intolerances to NSAIDs
    Riccardo Asero
    Allergy Unit, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:468-72. 2002
    ..Approximately 30% of patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria, a condition frequently characterized by autoreactivity on autologous serum skin test (ASST), experience flares of hives after taking chemically unrelated NSAIDs...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic idiopathic urticaria: a family study
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:195-6. 2002
    ..Recent studies demonstrated that chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is an autoimmune disease at least in a subset of patients, but familial studies have not yet been conducted...
  53. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of injection immunotherapy with ragweed and birch pollen in elderly patients
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 135:332-5. 2004
    ..The role of specific immunotherapy (SIT) in elderly allergic patients is still debated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Assessment of histamine-releasing activity of sera from patients with chronic urticaria showing positive autologous skin test on human basophils and mast cells
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:1111-4. 2004
    ..A non-specific release of bradykinins during clotting of blood samples has been suggested; however, ASST seems rather specific and some data point to the existence of a mast cell-specific histamine-releasing factor...
  55. ncbi request reprint Airborne allergy to sunflower seed
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 14:244-6. 2004
    ..There is increasing evidence that bird fanciers may develop airborne allergies to unusual allergens...
  56. ncbi request reprint Analysis of new respiratory allergies in patients monosensitized to airborne allergens in the area north of Milan
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 14:208-13. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Chronic urticaria with multiple NSAID intolerance: is tramadol always a safe alternative analgesic?
    Riccardo Asero
    Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 13:56-9. 2003
    ..One hypothesis is that COX-1 inhibition may play a relevant pathogenic role. If so, drugs that are not active on COX-1 would be expected to be well tolerated by CU patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Food additives intolerance: does it present as perennial rhinitis?
    Riccardo Asero
    Head of the Allergy Unit, San Carlo Clinic, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:25-9. 2004
    ..The recent literature published in English was reviewed to find controlled studies able to confirm this observation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationship between peach lipid transfer protein specific IgE levels and hypersensitivity to non-Rosaceae vegetable foods in patients allergic to lipid transfer protein
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:268-72. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Parietaria profilin shows only limited cross-reactivity with birch and grass profilins
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 133:121-4. 2004
    ..This study investigated the immunologic cross-reactivity between profilins from Parietaria, grass and birch pollen...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity to diazepam
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Via Piave 20, 20021 Bollate, MI, Italy
    Allergy 57:1209. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Histamine release in idiopathic cold urticaria
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Via Piave 20, 20021 Bollate, MI, Italy
    Allergy 57:1211-2. 2002
  63. ncbi request reprint Injection immunotherapy with different airborne allergens did not prevent de novo sensitization to ragweed and birch pollen north of Milan
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 133:49-54. 2004
    ..Previous studies suggest that allergen-specific immunotherapy (SIT) with a single allergen may prevent sensitization to other airborne allergens...
  64. ncbi request reprint Circulating stem cell factor in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:79-81. 2003
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Allergenic similarities of 2S albumins
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, Italy
    Allergy 57:62-3. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Multiple drug allergy syndrome: a distinct clinical entity
    R Asero
    Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, MI, Italy
    Curr Allergy Rep 1:18-22. 2001
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint NSAID intolerance in chronic idiopathic urticaria: A study of its relationship with histamine-releasing activity of patients' sera
    R Asero
    Allergy Unit, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, Italy
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 29:119-22. 2001
    ..about one fourth of patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) experience flares of hives after taking chemically unrelated nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). The reasons for such intolerance are still elusive...
  68. ncbi request reprint Nasal polyposis: a study of its association with airborne allergen hypersensitivity
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Poliambulatorio Territoriale Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:283-5. 2001
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Sodium benzoate-induced pruritus
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia Clinica San Carlo Via Ospedale 21 20037 Paderno Dugnano Milan Italy
    Allergy 61:1240-1. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Chronic urticaria: novel clinical and serological aspects
    R Asero
    Allergy Unit, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Via Piave 20, I 20021 Bollate Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:1105-10. 2001
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Oral aspirin challenges in patients with a history of intolerance to single non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:713-6. 2005
    ..This practice does not allow for the detection of single NSAID reactors and may lead to unnecessary avoidance of many potentially useful NSAIDs...
  72. ncbi request reprint Why do lipid transfer protein-hypersensitive patients tolerate bean (and other legumes)?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:236-40. 2005
    ..Patients allergic to nonspecific lipid transfer protein (LTP) frequently score positive on SPT with legumes but virtually never report adverse reactions eating these foods...
  73. ncbi request reprint A case of allergy to beer showing cross-reactivity between lipid transfer proteins
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:65-7. 2001
    ..Lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) are highly conserved proteins present in a broad spectrum of fruits and vegetables that might represent a novel plant panallergen...
  74. ncbi request reprint Allergy to nonspecific lipid transfer proteins in Rosaceae: a comparative study of different in vivo diagnostic methods
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, MI, Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:68-71. 2001
    ..Lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) are the major allergens in patients sensitive to Rosaceae (apple, peach, apricot, cherry, plum, and pear) who are not allergic to birch pollen...
  75. ncbi request reprint Chronic autoreactive urticaria at six years of age
    R Asero
    Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano Milano, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 14:343-5. 2004
    ..In children presenting with chronic or recurrent urticaria the diagnostic workup should include the autologous serum skin test...
  76. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of patients showing Candida hypersensitivity: an observational study
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 14:309-11. 2004
    ..The significance of Candida albicans as an allergen is still unclear. This study aimed at investigating the clinical features of patients monosensitized to Candida...
  77. ncbi request reprint Lack of de novo sensitization to tropomyosin in a group of mite-allergic patients treated by house dust mite-specific immunotherapy
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:62-5. 2005
    ..This raises the possibility that the novel sensitization to cross-reacting allergens may cause food allergies...
  78. ncbi request reprint Immunological cross-reactivity between lipid transfer proteins from botanically unrelated plant-derived foods: a clinical study
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bolllate MI, Italy
    Allergy 57:900-6. 2002
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the clinical relevance of such cross-reactivity in a group of subjects monosensitized to LTP...
  79. ncbi request reprint Search for low-allergenic apple cultivars for birch-pollen-allergic patients: is there a correlation between in vitro assays and patient response?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:94-8. 2006
    ..Since many apple cultivars exist some of them might contain sufficiently low amounts of Mal d 1 to be tolerated by most allergic patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Peach fuzz contains large amounts of lipid transfer protein: is this the cause of the high prevalence of sensitization to LTP in Mediterranean countries?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:118-21. 2006
    ..Peach surface fuzz might represent a potential vehicle of LTP...
  81. ncbi request reprint Component-resolved diagnosis of plant food allergy by SPT
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 40:115-21. 2008
    ..The former induce only OAS, whereas stable allergens may induce systemic reactions. Component-resolved diagnosis (CRD) of allergy to plant foods is therefore essential for the clinical management of allergic patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint How long does the effect of birch pollen injection SIT on apple allergy last?
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    Allergy 58:435-8. 2003
    ..However, the long-term efficacy of SIT for apple allergy has not been assessed...
  83. ncbi request reprint Detection of clinical markers of sensitization to profilin in patients allergic to plant-derived foods
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:427-32. 2003
    ..However, in normal clinical settings this is presently impossible...
  84. ncbi request reprint Lipid transfer protein: a pan-allergen in plant-derived foods that is highly resistant to pepsin digestion
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Bollate, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 124:67-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: LTP is a true pan-allergen with a degree of cross-reactivity comparable to profilin. Due to its extreme resistance to pepsin digestion, LTP is a potentially severe food allergen...
  85. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous occurrence of chronic autoimmune urticaria and non-allergic asthma: a common mechanism?
    A Tedeschi
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Fondazione IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 41:56-9. 2009
    ..We suggest that circulating histamine-releasing factors, probably represented by histamine-releasing autoantibodies, might be involved in the pathophysiology of both chronic urticaria and asthma...
  86. ncbi request reprint Birch and ragweed pollinosis north of Milan: a model to investigate the effects of exposure to "new" airborne allergens
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Via Piave 20, Bollate MI, Italy
    Allergy 57:1063-6. 2002
    ..This study aimed to investigate the clinical effects of two "new" allergens, ragweed and birch, in an area north of Milan during the last 15 years...
  87. ncbi request reprint PT with heat-processed apple peel extract to detect LTP hypersensitivity
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:351-4. 2006
    ..However, presently available diagnostic tests are not useful in this sense...
  88. ncbi request reprint Allergy to minor allergens of Brazil nut
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Ospedale Caduti Bollatesi, Via Piave 20, 20021 Bollate MI, Italy
    Allergy 57:1080-1. 2002
  89. ncbi request reprint Activation of the tissue factor pathway of blood coagulation in patients with chronic urticaria
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:705-10. 2007
    ..In patients with chronic urticaria (CU), plasma shows signs of thrombin generation and autologous plasma skin tests score positive in as many as 95% of cases...
  90. ncbi request reprint Respiratory and skin allergy to Galleria mellonella (bee moth)
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 145:340-2. 2008
    ..Immunoblot analysis showed IgE reactivity to two distinct bee moth proteins at 23 and 70 kDa, respectively. ELISA inhibition studies excluded cross-reactivity to the other popular live bait, fly larva...
  91. ncbi request reprint Etoricoxib challenge in patients with chronic urticaria with NSAID intolerance
    R Asero
    Outpatient Allergy Department, San Carlo Clinic, Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:661-3. 2007
    ..All patients tolerated the drug at therapeutic doses. The study suggests that etoricoxib, with its favourable COX-1/COX-2 ratio, is well tolerated by patients with chronic urticaria exacerbated by NSAID intolerance...
  92. ncbi request reprint The changing pattern of ragweed allergy in the area of Milan, Italy
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, 20037 Paderno Dugnano, Milan, Italy
    Allergy 62:1097-9. 2007
  93. ncbi request reprint Serum interleukin-18 in patients with chronic ordinary urticaria: association with disease activity
    A Tedeschi
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Hospital Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena, Fondazione IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:568-70. 2007
    ..The increased IL-18 levels in the ASST-positive patients with most active chronic urticaria may reflect stronger immune system activation and possibly an involvement of IL-18 as a direct histamine-releasing factor...
  94. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stings in northern Italy
    C Incorvaia
    Allergy Rheumatology Unit, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 36:372-4. 2004
    ..8% in the general population agrees with the data reported from a number of countries with temperate climate. The prevalence of 4.5% in foresters attributed to this population a risk only slightly increased...
  95. ncbi request reprint Practical use of allergenic molecules
    R Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 38:218-9. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Intolerance to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs might precede by years the onset of chronic urticaria
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano MI, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1095-8. 2003
    ..A relationship between these 2 conditions is further suggested by the fact that up to 30% of patients with CU have a worsening of their skin disorders after the ingestion of chemically unrelated NSAIDs...
  97. ncbi request reprint Chronic urticaria: a role for newer immunomodulatory drugs?
    Alberto Tedeschi
    Allergy and Immunopharmacology Unit, First Division of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 4:297-305. 2003
    ..Warfarin therapy may also be considered in some patients with chronic urticaria and angioedema unresponsive to antihistamines...
  98. ncbi request reprint IgE-mediated food allergy diagnosis: Current status and new perspectives
    Riccardo Asero
    Ambulatorio di Allergologia, Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:135-47. 2007
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Plasma levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in chronic urticaria patients correlate with disease severity and C-reactive protein but not with circulating histamine-releasing factors
    A Tedeschi
    Unità Operativa di Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Allergy 40:875-81. 2010
    ..Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) is an endopeptidase produced by many inflammatory cells that has been found in increased amounts in plasma from patients with chronic urticaria (CU)...
  100. ncbi request reprint No evidence of increased serum substance P levels in chronic urticaria patients with and without demonstrable circulating vasoactive factors
    A Tedeschi
    Second Division of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:171-5. 2005
    ..These results suggest that substance P does not play an important role as histamine-releasing factor in COU in general but only in occasional patients in whom it might act as a trigger of urticarial symptoms...
  101. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine autoinjector prescription in food-allergic adults: symptom-based only or allergen-based also? An Italian multi-centre study
    R Asero
    Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, MI, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:25-31. 2010
    ..Epinephrine is the treatment of choice for acute food-allergic reactions but existing guidelines state that it should be prescribed uniquely to patients who already experienced at least one food-induced anaphylactic episode...