Kevin J Kelly
Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Prevention of IgE Sensitization to Latex in Health Care Workers After Reduction of Antigen ExposuresKevin J Kelly
Department of Pediatrics Allergy Immunology, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
J Occup Environ Med 53:934-40. 2011..To investigate occupational latex allergy in health care workers (HCWs) before and after an intervention designed to reduce latex allergen exposure from gloves...
- Recognition and management of the latex-allergic patient in the ambulatory plastic surgical suiteDeborah Accetta
Department of Pediatrics Allergy Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Aesthet Surg J 31:560-5. 2011..Many of the precautions outlined in this article could be extrapolated for a healthcare worker with known or suspected latex allergy...
- Analysis of available diagnostic tests for latex sensitization in an at-risk populationDeborah J Accetta Pedersen
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53266, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:94-7. 2012..Lack of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved skin testing reagent for latex allergy in the United States requires reliance on patient history and serologic assays for diagnosis...
- Alkaline serine proteinase from Aspergillus fumigatus has synergistic effects on Asp-f-2-induced immune response in miceViswanath P Kurup
Allergy-Immunology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc, USA
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 129:129-37. 2002..Allergens with proteinase activity have been found to be involved in airway inflammation and remodeling, which may also apply for Aspergillus-induced allergy...
- C-terminal cysteine residues determine the IgE binding of Aspergillus fumigatus allergen Asp f 2Banani Banerjee
Allergy Immunology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
J Immunol 169:5137-44. 2002..The hypoallergenic variants may be explored further to develop safe immunotherapeutic strategy for allergic disorders...
- Role of C-terminal cysteine residues of Aspergillus fumigatus allergen Asp f 4 in immunoglobulin E bindingHarikrishnan Ramachandran
Department of Pediatrics, Allergy-Immunology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:261-5. 2004..The result suggests that deletion of cysteines and the alteration of IgE epitopes at the C-terminal end resulted in conformational changes, which may have a potential role in the immunomodulation of the disease...
- Pediatric asthma case management: a review of evidence and an experimental study designAmanda Schulte
Center for the Advancement of Urban Children, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and Children s Hospital and Health System, Milwaukee, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 19:304-10. 2004..The described experimental study assesses the cost and effectiveness of home-based nurse case management by a community coalition for children visiting an emergency department for asthma care...
- Modulation of airway inflammation by immunostimulatory CpG oligodeoxynucleotides in a murine model of allergic aspergillosisBanani Banerjee
Allergy Immunology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Research Service, VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295, USA
Infect Immun 72:6087-94. 2004..fumigatus-sensitized mice. The distinct reduction in peripheral blood eosinophilia and airway remodeling in CpG-ODN-treated mice emphasized its usefulness as an immunomodulating agent for allergic fungal diseases...
- Emergency department allies: a controlled trial of two emergency department-based follow-up interventions to improve asthma outcomes in childrenMarc H Gorelick
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin and Children s Research Institute, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 117:S127-34. 2006..We sought to study the impact of emergency department (ED)-based intensive primary care linkage and initiation of asthma case management on long-term, patient-oriented outcomes for children with an asthma exacerbation...
- Specific IgE response to purified and recombinant allergens in latex allergyViswanath P Kurup
Allergy Immunology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Clin Mol Allergy 3:11. 2005..A number of purified allergens and a few commercial kits are currently available, but no concerted effort was undertaken to evaluate them...
- National Asthma Education and Prevention Program severity classification as a measure of disease burden in children with acute asthmaMaria Y Kwok
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 117:S71-7. 2006..CONCLUSION: NAEPP severity classification alone provides an incomplete picture of the burden of disease in children with asthma...
- IgE binding conformational epitopes of Asp f 3, a major allergen of Aspergillus fumigatusHarikrishnan Ramachandran
Department of Pediatrics, Allergy-Immunology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Clin Immunol 103:324-33. 2002..The primary and secondary structures may help understanding of the functional role the allergens play in the disease and may have implications in immunodiagnosis and probably immunotherapy...
- Gastro-intestinal exposure to latex antigens induce allergic responses in miceChristy S Barrios
Allergy-Immunology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 141:158-67. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: The results demonstrate that intragastric NRL sensitization did not induce specific tolerance, and additional intranasal exposure with latex allergens resulted in systemic allergic manifestations in the murine model...
- Anaphylaxis: drug allergy, insect stings, and latexAsriani M Chiu
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9000 West Wisconsin, Suite 411, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 25:389-405, viii. 2005..This article summarizes the basic clinical knowledge of anaphylaxis in childhood...
- Emergency Department Allies: a Web-based multihospital pediatric asthma tracking systemKevin J Kelly
Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin and Children s Research Institute, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 117:S63-70. 2006..To describe the development of a Web-based multihospital pediatric asthma tracking system and present results from the initial 18-month implementation of patient tracking experience...