Sami L Bahna

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food allergy & intolerance
    Sami L Bahna
    Pediatr Ann 35:690, 692-3. 2006
  2. pmc Skin testing versus radioallergosorbent testing for indoor allergens
    Birjis Chinoy
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 3:4. 2005
  3. pmc Not all shellfish "allergy" is allergy!
    Chee K Woo
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:3. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of food allergy
    Sami L Bahna
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:77-80. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint New concepts in the management of adverse drug reactions
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71139 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:517-24. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Food challenge procedure: optimal choices for clinical practice
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:640-6. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Reflections on current food allergy controversies: specific IgE test application, patch testing, eosinophilic esophagitis, and probiotics
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:447-52. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Hypoallergenic formulas: optimal choices for treatment versus prevention
    Sami L Bahna
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:453-9; quiz 459-61, 481. 2008
  9. pmc Food hypersensitivity by inhalation
    Daniel A Ramirez
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 7:4. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of food allergy
    Ujwala Kaza
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 7:182-6. 2007

Collaborators

  • Barzin Khalili
  • Adina Kay Knight
  • Alessandro Fiocchi
  • Soheila J Maleki
  • Pat F Bass
  • Krishna Yanamandra
  • Chaitanya Pant
  • Robert G Hamilton
  • Luz S Fonacier
  • Adrian M Casillas
  • Narlito V Cruz
  • Brian G Wilson
  • Bassem G Chahine
  • Ujwala Kaza
  • Mary Lowery-Nordberg
  • Ioannis Moissidis
  • Shahid A Bangash
  • Joseph A Bocchini
  • Sanaa A Mahmoud
  • Birjis Chinoy
  • Mark G Murray
  • James L Chen
  • Chee K Woo
  • Daniel Ramirez
  • Shahid Randhawa
  • Daniel A Ramirez
  • Yesim Yilmaz-Demirdag
  • Dana V Wallace
  • Benjamin I Oyefara
  • Harold Chen
  • Parag N Patel
  • Chad W Mayer
  • Theodore Thurmon
  • Curtis L Hedberg
  • David E Provencher
  • Luisa Businco
  • Parag Patel
  • Peter Boggs
  • James Cotelingam
  • Kristin Berlin
  • Brian Wilson
  • Amal Anga
  • Majed Jeroudi
  • Stan Goldstein
  • Benjamin Oyefara
  • John R Cohn
  • Robert Aarstad
  • Shahid Bangash
  • Dawn Napper
  • Joseph Bocchini
  • Edgar Yee
  • Darunee Chaidaroon
  • Pakit Vichyanond
  • Susonne Ursin
  • Daniel J Hogan
  • Richard A Cahill
  • Robert A Good
  • Paola Falconieri
  • Barbara Bellioni-Businco
  • Noorbibi K Day

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Food allergy & intolerance
    Sami L Bahna
    Pediatr Ann 35:690, 692-3. 2006
  2. pmc Skin testing versus radioallergosorbent testing for indoor allergens
    Birjis Chinoy
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 3:4. 2005
    ..When both tests were positive, their scores showed poor correlation. Sensitizations to cat epithelium and dog epidermal are common, even in subjects who claimed no direct exposure...
  3. pmc Not all shellfish "allergy" is allergy!
    Chee K Woo
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:3. 2011
    ..Specific immunotherapy is not currently available and requires the development of safe and effective protocols...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of food allergy
    Sami L Bahna
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:77-80. 2003
    ..Food allergy is gaining substantial interest by both the public and health professionals. It is usually overdiagnosed by the public and misdiagnosed by physicians...
  5. ncbi request reprint New concepts in the management of adverse drug reactions
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71139 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:517-24. 2007
    ..Successful desensitization protocols have been developed for reactions to some of these agents...
  6. doi request reprint Food challenge procedure: optimal choices for clinical practice
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:640-6. 2007
    ..This article presents a practical guideline that can reliably and safely encourage an increased use of this important test in the diagnosis of food allergy...
  7. doi request reprint Reflections on current food allergy controversies: specific IgE test application, patch testing, eosinophilic esophagitis, and probiotics
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:447-52. 2008
    ..Appropriately designed studies are needed to identify the efficacious type(s) of probiotics, effective doses, method of administration, optimal time to begin, and duration of therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Hypoallergenic formulas: optimal choices for treatment versus prevention
    Sami L Bahna
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:453-9; quiz 459-61, 481. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Food hypersensitivity by inhalation
    Daniel A Ramirez
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 7:4. 2009
    ..Asthma is a strong predisposing factor and should be well-controlled. It is of great significance that food inhalation can cause de novo sensitization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of food allergy
    Ujwala Kaza
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 7:182-6. 2007
    ..It is important to identify and control such risk factors to reduce the development of food allergy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is it time to reduce our phobia of inhaled corticosteroids?
    Sami L Bahna
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 9323, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1813-4. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Cow's milk allergy versus cow milk intolerance
    Sami L Bahna
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:56-60. 2002
    ..Although cow's milk allergy (CMA) and cow's milk intolerance (CMI) are two different terms, they are often used interchangeably, resulting in confusion both in clinical practice and in research reports...
  13. doi request reprint Follow-up study of immune defects in patients with dysmorphic disorders
    Narlito V Cruz
    Section of Allergy Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:426-31. 2009
    ..In a previous study, we noted immunologic abnormalities in 46 (54.8%) of 84 individuals with dysmorphic disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Survey of physicians' approach to food allergy, Part 1: Prevalence and manifestations
    Narlito V Cruz
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:325-33. 2007
    ..Food allergy (FA) prevalence is increasing and is being popularly claimed by the general population...
  15. doi request reprint Fever, urticaria, lymphadenopathy, and protracted arthralgia and myalgia resistant to corticosteroid therapy
    Narlito V Cruz
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 32:395-8. 2011
    ..However, a causal relationship could not be proven. The response was poor to prolonged corticosteroid therapy but was remarkable to one plasmapheresis...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of the gut mucosal immunity in the development of tolerance versus development of allergy to food
    Bassem G Chahine
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 10:394-9. 2010
    ..To provide an overview on the role of gut mucosal immunity in the development of tolerance to food versus allergy to food...
  17. doi request reprint Survey of physicians' approach to food allergy, Part 2: Allergens, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
    Brian G Wilson
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:250-5. 2008
    ..Food allergy (FA) practice varies widely...
  18. doi request reprint A boy with fever, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, and lymphocytosis
    Ujwala Kaza
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3832, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:216-20. 2008
    ..Autopsy revealed the presence of EBV in the brain, indicating the ineffectiveness of rituximab therapy in treating central nervous system infection with EBV...
  19. doi request reprint Allergy consult for eosinophilia in an infant
    Mark G Murray
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:370-3. 2012
    ..Until the underlying cause is identified, systemic corticosteroid therapy may be initiated, mainly in severe cases...
  20. doi request reprint Differences among heat-treated, raw, and commercial peanut extracts by skin testing and immunoblotting
    Soheila J Maleki
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:451-7. 2010
    ..Peanut allergenicity has been reported to be influenced by heat treatment, yet the commonly available extracts for skin prick testing (SPT) are derived from raw extracts...
  21. doi request reprint Interleukin-2 treatment for persistent cryptococcal meningitis in a child with idiopathic CD4(+) T lymphocytopenia
    Yesim Yilmaz-Demirdag
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:421-4. 2008
    ..This case is the first reported pediatric idiopathic CD4(+) T-lymphocytopenia case with cryptococcal meningitis that was successfully treated by the addition of rIL-2 therapy to antifungal therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Hypersensitivity reactions to food additives
    Shahid Randhawa
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:278-83. 2009
    ..To provide an updated concise review on food additives adverse reactions, diagnosis, and management...
  23. doi request reprint Spice allergy
    James L Chen
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 107:191-9; quiz 199, 265. 2011
    ..To provide a review on spice allergy and its implementation in clinical practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of food allergy
    Adina Kay Knight
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciencs Center, Shreveport 71130, USA
    Pediatr Ann 35:709-14. 2006
    ..However, the reliability of these methods is usually suboptimal, and confirmation of the offending food(s) requires well-designed challenge tests...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis and recent therapeutic trends in Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
    Barzin Khalili
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:272-80; quiz 281-3, 320. 2006
    ..To review the current pathophysiologic mechanisms and recent therapeutic trends in Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)...
  26. doi request reprint Assessment of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein as a marker of airway inflammation in asthma
    Daniel Ramirez
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:485-9. 2010
    ..Limited data are available on the presence of a systemic measure of inflammation in asthma. One marker that has been reported is C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  27. doi request reprint The role of the gut mucosal immunity in the development of tolerance against allergy to food
    Bassem G Chahine
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 10:220-5. 2010
    ..To provide an overview on the role of gut mucosal immunity in the development of tolerance against allergy to food...
  28. ncbi request reprint Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a case of Letterer Siwe disease
    Chaitanya Pant
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine Pediatrics, Shreveport, LA, USA
    J La State Med Soc 161:211-2. 2009
    ..The patient responded well to this regimen with resolution of his condition. The patient was then referred for a bone marrow transplant...
  29. ncbi request reprint Milk-induced pulmonary disease in infants (Heiner syndrome)
    Ioannis Moissidis
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:545-52. 2005
    ..Severe cases may be complicated with PH, which should be suspected in the presence of anemia or hemoptysis and be confirmed with the demonstration of ILM...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association of IL-13, RANTES, and leukotriene C4 synthase gene promoter polymorphisms with asthma and/or atopy in African Americans
    Ioannis Moissidis
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Genet Med 7:406-10. 2005
    ..We studied these SNPs in African Americans with asthma and/or atopy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Delayed food-dependent, exercise-induced anaphylaxis
    Benjamin I Oyefara
    The Allergy Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:64-6. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Pediatric food allergy update
    Shahid A Bangash
    Pediatric Allergy Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 5:437-44. 2005
    ..Recent studies promise immunomodulatory agents that might be of potential use for prophylaxis. One such agent is anti-immunoglobulin E, which might be available in the near future...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to food additives
    Brian G Wilson
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:499-507; quiz 507, 570. 2005
    ..To summarize the literature related to the classification of food additives and their reported adverse reactions and to provide a practical approach for evaluation of patients suspected of having such reactions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Do food or additives cause behavior disorders?
    Narlito V Cruz
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Pediatr Ann 35:744-5, 748-54. 2006
    ..If the child's behavior shows definite improvement, a challenge in a double-blind, placebo-controlled fashion under the supervision of an experienced physician would be necessary to verify the relationship...
  35. doi request reprint Discrepancy between clinical asthma control assessment tools and fractional exhaled nitric oxide
    Barzin Khalili
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:124-9. 2008
    ..Asthma is an inflammatory disease, yet clinical tools that evaluate asthma control do not include measures of inflammation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical expressions of food allergy
    Sami L Bahna
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology Section Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:41-4. 2003
    ..Critical investigations in recent years led to a better clarification, as well as a reasonable classification, of FA manifestations...
  37. ncbi request reprint An infant with generalized rash and abnormal hair
    Curtis L Hedberg
    Allergy and Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:210-6. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Serratia marcescens osteomyelitis in an infant
    Chad W Mayer
    Allergy Immunology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:544-8. 2006
    ..Additional immunologic evaluation and the family history led to the diagnosis of X-linked CGD...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immune defects in subjects with dysmorphic disorders
    Sanaa A Mahmoud
    Section of Allergy Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:373-81. 2005
    ..Studies are needed to further delineate the immunologic defects in that population and to investigate a possible genetic basis at the molecular level...
  40. ncbi request reprint Rhinorrhea not responding to nasal corticosteroids
    Parag N Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:735-8. 2007
    ..Thinking of CSF rhinorrhea in the differential diagnosis of rhinitis would lead to early diagnosis and prevention of serious medical complications and potential legal liabilities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Resolution of chronic urticaria and angioedema with thyroxine
    Shahid A Bangash
    Allergy Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:415-7. 2005
    ..This case report documents the dramatic improvement of a patient with CU after initiation of thyroxine therapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin and neutropenia in a young boy
    David E Provencher
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida All Children s Hospital, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:448-51. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint You can have fish allergy and eat it too!
    Sami L Bahna
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:125-6. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Work Group Report: allergy diagnosis in clinical practice
    Dana V Wallace
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:967-9. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Severe food-induced vasculitis in two children
    Luisa Businco
    Allergy and Immunology Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:68-71. 2002
    ..These findings support the few previous reports on food-induced vasculitis, an entity that seems rare but may be more common than currently realized...
  46. ncbi request reprint American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Patch Testing and Allergic Dermatologic Disease Survey: use of patch testing and effect of education on confidence, attitude, and usage
    Luz Fonacier
    Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, USA
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:164-9. 2002
    ..The patch test is an important tool for the diagnosis of contact dermatitis. In the past few years, allergists have shown increased interest in the diagnosis of contact dermatitis and the use of patch testing...