Michael R Perkin
Affiliation: St George's
- The predictive value of early life total immunoglobulin E measurement in identifying atopic children in a population-based birth cohort studyMichael R Perkin
Department of Child Health, St George s, University of London, London, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:118-24. 2006..5% and a specificity of 95.8%. Although significant differences in early life IgE measurements were seen, the extent of overlap was great, such that the overall performance of IgE at 12 months as a screening test for atopy was poor...
- Which aspects of the farming lifestyle explain the inverse association with childhood allergy?Michael R Perkin
Division of Clinical Developmental Sciences, St George s University of London, UK
J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1374-81. 2006..Farmers' children have a reduced prevalence of allergic disorders. The specific protective environmental factors responsible are not yet identified...
- Natural history of atopic dermatitis and its relationship to serum total immunoglobulin E in a population-based birth cohort studyMichael R Perkin
Department of Child Health, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:221-9. 2004..A cutoff point of 78 kU/l had the highest positive predictive value for visible eczema at 5 years of age of 28.6%, with a sensitivity of 12% and specificity of 95%...
- Gut microbiota and development of atopic eczema in 3 European birth cohortsIngegerd Adlerberth
Department of Clinical Bacteriology, St George s, University of London, London, United Kingdom
J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:343-50. 2007..Stimulation of the immune system by gut microbes might prevent allergy development...
- Is there an association between microbial exposure and food allergy? A systematic reviewTom Marrs
Department of Paediatric Allergy, Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology, King s College London, London, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:311-320.e8. 2013..Factors influencing microbial exposure may be partly responsible for rising FA burden, but further prospective studies using double-blind placebo controlled food challenges as an outcome are required...
- Clinical features and natural history of physical urticaria in childrenGulamabbas Khakoo
Department of Paediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:363-6. 2008..A history of allergic conditions and more frequent episodes of urticaria were associated with a poorer prognosis...