P A Eggleston
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- The environment and asthma in U.S. inner citiesP A Eggleston
School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 3923, USA
Environ Health Perspect 107:439-50. 1999..However, to examine the relationship of morbidity in genetically predisposed individuals, it will be important to determine the most relevant method of making this assessment...
- Occupational challenge studies with laboratory workers allergic to ratsP A Eggleston
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
J Allergy Clin Immunol 86:63-72. 1990..This occupational challenge procedure thus was able to measure the nasal and lower respiratory tract response to airborne allergen exposure in a work environment. It can be used to define further the determinants of this response...
- Airway hyperreactivity in cystic fibrosis. Clinical correlates and possible effects on the course of the diseaseP A Eggleston
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Chest 94:360-5. 1988....
- Methods and effectiveness of indoor environmental controlP A Eggleston
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:44-7. 2001..The purpose of this review is to describe recommended methods of decreasing exposure to indoor allergens...
- Cockroach allergen abatement with extermination and sodium hypochlorite cleaning in inner-city homesR A Wood
Department of Pediatrics, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:60-4. 2001..Although the importance of cockroach allergen in chronic asthma has now been well defined, little progress has been made in the control of cockroach allergen in infested homes...
- Disassociation of the release of histamine and arachidonic acid metabolites from osmotically activated basophils and human lung mast cellsP A Eggleston
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205
Am Rev Respir Dis 141:960-4. 1990..Although the mechanism of this selective cellular response is not clear, these in vitro observations have important therapeutic and pathophysiologic implications for the airway response to hyperosmolar stimuli...
- House dust mite and cockroach exposure are strong risk factors for positive allergy skin test responses in the Childhood Asthma Management ProgramK Huss
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 107:48-54. 2001..For all allergens studied, the degree of atopy, determined by the total number of positive skin test responses or by total serum IgE levels, is an important contributing risk factor for sensitization...
- Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin G4 and allergic symptoms in immunoglobulin E-sensitized laboratory animal workersE C Matsui
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Clin Exp Allergy 35:1347-53. 2005..High levels of allergen-specific IgG have been associated with clinical efficacy in immunotherapy studies, but whether this antibody isotype is associated with clinical tolerance in the setting of environmental exposure remains unclear...
- Allergenic proteins are fragmented in low concentrations of sodium hypochloriteP Chen
Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Clin Exp Allergy 31:1086-93. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: We concluded that NaOCl at concentrations commonly used in household products is capable of dramatically affecting allergenic protein...
- Ecology and elimination of cockroaches and allergens in the homeP A Eggleston
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 107:S422-9. 2001..This article covers the characteristics of the major cockroach species that invade homes, assesses the role of environmental exposure to cockroaches in asthma, and provides an intervention program for their extermination...
- Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G4 and risk of mouse skin test sensitivityE C Matsui
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Exp Allergy 36:1097-103. 2006..High serum levels of cat-specific IgG and IgG4 are associated with protection against allergic sensitization to cat, but whether this association applies to other animal allergens remains unclear...