Carsten Flohr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How atopic is atopic dermatitis?
    Carsten Flohr
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:150-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Dirt, worms and atopic dermatitis
    C Flohr
    Department of Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Br J Dermatol 148:871-7. 2003
  3. doi request reprint How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two
    C Flohr
    Centre for Evidence Based Dermatology, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Dermatol 161:846-53. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Do helminth parasites protect against atopy and allergic disease?
    C Flohr
    Institute of Clinical Research and Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:20-32. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of atopic sensitization in flexural eczema: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two
    Carsten Flohr
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology and the Centre for Population Sciences, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:141-147.e4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Reduced helminth burden increases allergen skin sensitization but not clinical allergy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Vietnam
    C Flohr
    Centre for Population Studies, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 40:131-42. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of furry pets in eczema: a systematic review
    Sinead M Langan
    MRCP, Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, England
    Arch Dermatol 143:1570-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint How epidemiology has challenged 3 prevailing concepts about atopic dermatitis
    Hywel Williams
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham King s Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane, Nottingham NG7 2NR, UK
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:209-13. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Atopic dermatitis and the 'hygiene hypothesis': too clean to be true?
    C Flohr
    Department of Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, U K
    Br J Dermatol 152:202-16. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Poor sanitation and helminth infection protect against skin sensitization in Vietnamese children: A cross-sectional study
    Carsten Flohr
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1305-11. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint How atopic is atopic dermatitis?
    Carsten Flohr
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:150-8. 2004
    ..The extent to which the phenotype of atopic dermatitis (AD) is truly atopic has been the subject of much debate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dirt, worms and atopic dermatitis
    C Flohr
    Department of Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Br J Dermatol 148:871-7. 2003
    ..At present, there is no clear evidence for a direct relationship between the two. This may be due to the overall small number of studies and insufficient methodological rigour in the existing body of research...
  3. doi request reprint How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two
    C Flohr
    Centre for Evidence Based Dermatology, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Dermatol 161:846-53. 2009
    ..Questionnaires are widely used in epidemiological studies to measure eczema symptom prevalence, but there are concerns regarding their accuracy if used as a diagnostic tool...
  4. doi request reprint Do helminth parasites protect against atopy and allergic disease?
    C Flohr
    Institute of Clinical Research and Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:20-32. 2009
    ..Intervention studies with hookworm in parasite-naïve allergic individuals are currently ongoing in the United Kingdom to test the above hypotheses further...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of atopic sensitization in flexural eczema: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two
    Carsten Flohr
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology and the Centre for Population Sciences, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:141-147.e4. 2008
    ..The association between allergic sensitization and eczema has been debated for years...
  6. doi request reprint Reduced helminth burden increases allergen skin sensitization but not clinical allergy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Vietnam
    C Flohr
    Centre for Population Studies, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 40:131-42. 2010
    ..Observational evidence suggests that infection with helminths protects against allergic disease and allergen skin sensitization. It is postulated that such effects are mediated by helminth-induced cytokine responses, in particular IL-10...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of furry pets in eczema: a systematic review
    Sinead M Langan
    MRCP, Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, England
    Arch Dermatol 143:1570-7. 2007
    ..To systematically search, summarize, and critically appraise the literature to examine whether pet exposure in early life is associated with an increased risk of eczema...
  8. ncbi request reprint How epidemiology has challenged 3 prevailing concepts about atopic dermatitis
    Hywel Williams
    Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham King s Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane, Nottingham NG7 2NR, UK
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:209-13. 2006
    ..Collectively, these observations underline the importance of epidemiologic studies conducted at a population level to gain a more balanced understanding of the enigma of atopic dermatitis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Atopic dermatitis and the 'hygiene hypothesis': too clean to be true?
    C Flohr
    Department of Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, U K
    Br J Dermatol 152:202-16. 2005
    ..The so-called 'hygiene hypothesis' postulates an inverse relationship between atopic dermatitis (AD) and an environment that leads to increased pathogen exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Poor sanitation and helminth infection protect against skin sensitization in Vietnamese children: A cross-sectional study
    Carsten Flohr
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1305-11. 2006
    ..Geohelminth infection and poor hygiene may be protective against allergic sensitization...