E C Matsui

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen levels vary over time in inner-city homes
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:956-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cockroach allergen exposure and sensitization in suburban middle-class children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:87-92. 2003
  3. pmc Common household activities are associated with elevated particulate matter concentrations in bedrooms of inner-city Baltimore pre-school children
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Environ Res 106:148-55. 2008
  4. pmc Home indoor pollutant exposures among inner-city children with and without asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1665-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma in the inner city and the indoor environment
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 28:665-86, x. 2008
  6. pmc Management of rodent exposure and allergy in the pediatric population
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 13:681-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Environmental control for asthma: recent evidence
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:417-25. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G4 and risk of mouse skin test sensitivity
    E C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:1097-103. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Household mouse allergen exposure and asthma morbidity in inner-city preschool children
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:514-20. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin G4 and allergic symptoms in immunoglobulin E-sensitized laboratory animal workers
    E C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1347-53. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Mouse Allergen Exposure & Mouse Allergic Sensitization
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2009
  6. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen levels vary over time in inner-city homes
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:956-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cockroach allergen exposure and sensitization in suburban middle-class children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:87-92. 2003
    ..Exposure to cockroach allergen is prevalent in inner-city homes and is associated with an increased risk of cockroach sensitization...
  3. pmc Common household activities are associated with elevated particulate matter concentrations in bedrooms of inner-city Baltimore pre-school children
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Environ Res 106:148-55. 2008
    ..Further investigation of the health effects of indoor PM exposure is warranted, as are studies to evaluate the efficacy of PM reduction strategies on asthma health of inner-city children...
  4. pmc Home indoor pollutant exposures among inner-city children with and without asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1665-9. 2007
    ..To look for systematic differences in early life domestic exposures between inner-city preschool children with and without asthma, we performed a study of home indoor air pollutants and allergens...
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma in the inner city and the indoor environment
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 28:665-86, x. 2008
    ..This article reviews the growing body of evidence that certain indoor environmental exposures contribute to the burden of asthma in the inner city...
  6. pmc Management of rodent exposure and allergy in the pediatric population
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 13:681-6. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Environmental control for asthma: recent evidence
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 13:417-25. 2013
    ..To review and interpret recent literature related to the role of environmental control in prevention and treatment of asthma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G4 and risk of mouse skin test sensitivity
    E 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Household mouse allergen exposure and asthma morbidity in inner-city preschool children
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:514-20. 2006
    ..Inner-city children experience disproportionate asthma morbidity, and suspected reasons include indoor environmental exposures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin G4 and allergic symptoms in immunoglobulin E-sensitized laboratory animal workers
    E 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Airborne mouse allergen in the homes of inner-city children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:358-63. 2005
    ..Airborne mouse allergen has not previously been measured in inner-city homes, and its relationship to settled dust mouse allergen levels is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen exposure and immunologic responses: IgE-mediated mouse sensitization and mouse specific IgG and IgG4 levels
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:171-8. 2004
    ..Although there is evidence that contact with mice is associated with IgE-mediated mouse sensitization and mouse specific antibody responses, the exposure-response relationships remain unclear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen exposure and mouse skin test sensitivity in suburban, middle-class children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:910-5. 2004
    ..Exposure to mouse allergen is prevalent in inner-city homes and is associated with an increased risk of mouse skin test sensitivity in inner-city children with asthma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mouse allergen-specific antibody responses in inner-city children with asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:910-5. 2007
    ..Although mouse allergen exposure is common in inner-city homes, little is known about the relationships between exposure and humoral immune responses to mouse allergen in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Room-specific characteristics of suburban homes as predictors of indoor allergen concentrations
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:628-35. 2006
    ..Room characteristics predicting indoor allergen exposure in suburban homes have not been clearly identified...
  16. pmc Dose-response relationships between mouse allergen exposure and asthma morbidity among urban children and adolescents
    E N Torjusen
    Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Indoor Air 23:268-74. 2013
    ..Bed and bedroom air mouse allergen exposure compartments may have a greater impact on asthma morbidity than other compartments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parent report of pests and pets and indoor allergen levels in inner-city homes
    Jean Curtin-Brosnan
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:517-23. 2008
    ..Parent report of indoor allergen exposure is a potentially convenient and inexpensive surrogate measure of exposure, although validity of parent report to estimate indoor allergen levels is not well established...
  18. ncbi request reprint Home interventions are effective at decreasing indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations
    L M Paulin
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Indoor Air 24:416-24. 2014
    ..Replacing unvented gas stoves with electric stoves or placement of air purifiers with HEPA and carbon filters can decrease indoor NO2 concentrations in urban homes. ..
  19. pmc Allergen-specific IgE as a biomarker of exposure plus sensitization in inner-city adolescents with asthma
    E C Matsui
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Allergy 65:1414-22. 2010
    ..Relationships among allergen-specific IgE levels, allergen exposure and asthma severity are poorly understood since sensitization has previously been evaluated as a dichotomous, rather than continuous characteristic...
  20. doi request reprint A comparison of skin prick tests, intradermal skin tests, and specific IgE in the diagnosis of mouse allergy
    Hemant P Sharma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:933-9. 2008
    ..However, it is unknown whether a positive skin test response or m-IgE result accurately identifies those with clinically relevant mouse sensitization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of mouse allergens in allergic disease
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Division of Pediatric Allergy Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9:370-5. 2009
    ..Integrated pest management is efficacious in reducing mouse allergen levels and is recommended for sensitized patients with asthma. However, its impact on clinical outcomes has not yet been proven...
  22. pmc Higher serum folate levels are associated with a lower risk of atopy and wheeze
    Elizabeth C Matsui
    Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1253-9.e2. 2009
    ..Folic acid is known to be associated with inflammatory diseases, but the relationship between folic acid and allergic diseases is unclear...
  23. pmc A longitudinal study of indoor nitrogen dioxide levels and respiratory symptoms in inner-city children with asthma
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1428-32. 2008
    ..The effect of indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations on asthma morbidity among inner-city preschool children is uncertain...
  24. pmc Environmental issues in managing asthma
    Gregory B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Respir Care 53:602-15; discussion 616-7. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Predictors of airborne endotoxin concentrations in inner city homes
    D Mazique
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 111:614-7. 2011
    ..Measurements of both airborne and settled dust endotoxin concentrations may be needed to fully characterize domestic exposure in epidemiologic investigations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does current asthma control predict future health care use among black preschool-aged inner-city children?
    Hemant P Sharma
    Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1174-81. 2007
    ..We investigated whether current asthma control predicts future asthma-related health care use among inner-city preschool-aged children with asthma...
  27. pmc Indoor air pollution and asthma in children
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Heath Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 7:102-6. 2010
    ..More research documenting effectiveness of interventions to reduce those exposures and improve asthma outcomes is needed...
  28. pmc In-home particle concentrations and childhood asthma morbidity
    Meredith C McCormack
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:294-8. 2009
    ..Although outdoor particulate matter (PM) has been linked to mortality and asthma morbidity, the impact of indoor PM on asthma has not been well established...
  29. pmc Potential mechanisms for the association between fall birth and food allergy
    C A Keet
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Allergy 67:775-82. 2012
    ..Season of birth has been reported as a risk factor for food allergy, but the mechanisms by which it acts are unknown...
  30. doi request reprint The natural history of wheat allergy
    Corinne A Keet
    Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21227, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:410-5. 2009
    ..Wheat allergy is 1 of the most common food allergies in children, yet few data are available regarding its natural history...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship of allergen-specific IgE levels and oral food challenge outcome
    Tamara T Perry
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:144-9. 2004
    ..Oral food challenges remain the gold standard for the diagnosis of food allergy. However, clear clinical and laboratory guidelines have not been firmly established to determine when oral challenges should be performed...
  32. ncbi request reprint The natural history of tree nut allergy
    David M Fleischer
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1087-93. 2005
    ..Although 20% of children outgrow peanut allergy, the natural history of tree nut (TN) allergy has not been well studied...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of oral food challenges
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1164-8. 2004
    ..Oral food challenges are essential to the diagnosis of food allergy; however, little has been reported regarding the risks of performing food challenges in children with suspected food allergy...
  34. doi request reprint The natural history of soy allergy
    Jessica H Savage
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:683-6. 2010
    ..4% of children. It is generally thought that the majority of children with soy allergy develop tolerance in early childhood; however, this has not been examined in a large cohort with soy allergy...
  35. ncbi request reprint The natural history of egg allergy
    Jessica H Savage
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1413-7. 2007
    ..Egg allergy is very common, affecting 1% to 2% of children. It is generally thought that the majority of children with egg allergy develop tolerance in early childhood; however, this has not been examined in a large cohort with egg allergy...
  36. ncbi request reprint The natural history of IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy
    Justin M Skripak
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1172-7. 2007
    ..Most studies have shown the prognosis of developing tolerance to cow's milk to be good, with most outgrowing their allergy by age 3 years...
  37. pmc A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of milk oral immunotherapy for cow's milk allergy
    Justin M Skripak
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:1154-60. 2008
    ..Orally administered, food-specific immunotherapy appears effective in desensitizing and potentially permanently tolerizing allergic individuals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recombinant major urinary proteins of the mouse in specific IgE and IgG testing
    Esmeralda J M Krop
    Department of Pulmonology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 144:296-304. 2007
    ..We tested the use of recombinant variants of the major mouse allergen Mus m 1 in detection of mouse-specific antibodies in sera of laboratory animal workers and children...
  39. pmc Does neighborhood violence lead to depression among caregivers of children with asthma?
    Emily S Tonorezos
    Department of Medicine, New York University, 462 First Aveunue, New York, NY 10016, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:31-7. 2008
    ..Based on our findings, personal experience with neighborhood violence may be more important than simple awareness. Health care workers should consider screening for depression among patients exposed to community violence...

Research Grants7

  1. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Mouse Allergen Exposure & Mouse Allergic Sensitization
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, improvements in the prediction of allergic sensitization would allow interventions to be targeted in a more practical and efficient manner to those at highest risk. ..
  3. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from the clinical trial will lend critical insight into the impact of household mouse allergen exposure on urban populations with asthma, and directly inform public health strategies to reduce the inner-city asthma burden. ..
  5. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....