Roy Gerth van Wijk

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunoblot and radioallergosorbent test inhibition studies of allergenic cross-reactivity of the predatory mite Amblyseius cucumeris with the house dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus
    Nicolette W de Jong
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:281-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy in children
    Roy Gerth van Wijk
    Erasmus MC, Section of Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 8:291-8. 2008
  3. pmc EAACI: A European Declaration on Immunotherapy. Designing the future of allergen specific immunotherapy
    Moises A Calderon
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Imperial College, National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:20. 2012
  4. pmc Diagnostic tools in Rhinology EAACI position paper
    Glenis Scadding
    Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Institute, London, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:2. 2011
  5. pmc EAACI position paper on occupational rhinitis
    Gianna Moscato
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Institute of Care and Research, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Respir Res 10:16. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Occupational rhinitis in bell pepper greenhouse workers: determinants of leaving work and the effects of subsequent allergen avoidance on health-related quality of life
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 66:903-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of occupational and inhalant allergy on rhinitis-specific quality of life in employees of bell pepper greenhouses in the Netherlands
    Giséle C M Groenewoud
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:92-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The relevance of patient-reported outcomes in a grass pollen immunotherapy trial in children and adolescents with rhinoconjunctivitis
    Esther Röder
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:39-48. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide measures allergy not symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a prospective cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:44-50. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint [Sublingual immunotherapy in children allergic rhinitis in general practice]
    Cindy M A de Bot
    afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4583. 2012

Collaborators

  • Hans de Groot
  • Marjolein Y Berger
  • Johannes C van der Wouden
  • Giséle C M Groenewoud
  • I Terreehorst
  • R Gerth van Wijk
  • Ronald van Ree
  • Francois G Schellevis
  • R C Aalberse
  • Albert W van Toorenenbergen
  • Cindy MA de Bot
  • J A Patiwael
  • Esther Röder
  • Glenis Scadding
  • Nicolette W de Jong
  • N W de Jong
  • Paul H C Eilers
  • Moises A Calderon
  • Giovanni Passalacqua
  • Claus Bachert
  • Gianna Moscato
  • E Roder
  • A M Vermeulen
  • Albert Jan Oosting
  • Wim C J Hop
  • Ludger Klimek
  • Lars Jacobsen
  • Jean Bousquet
  • Oliver Pfaar
  • Carmen Vidal
  • Ulrich Wahn
  • Victoria Cardona
  • Marianne van Hage
  • Montserrat Fernandez-Rivas
  • Stephen R Durham
  • Anthony Frew
  • Carmen Moreno
  • Peter Eng
  • Antonio Nieto
  • Nikolaos Papadopoulos
  • Jocelyne Just
  • Eva M Varga
  • Jan Lotvall
  • Rudolph Valenta
  • Erkka Valovirta
  • Cezmi Akdis
  • Marek Jutel
  • Beatrice Bilo
  • Aziz Sheikh
  • Jörg Kleine-Tebbe
  • Bodo Niggemann
  • Johannes C Virchow
  • Albrecht Bufe
  • Walter G Canonica
  • Hans J Malling
  • Gabriela Senti
  • Gianenrico Senna
  • Giovanni Pajno
  • Emilio Alvarez-Cuesta
  • Alain Didier
  • Ronald Dahl
  • Pascal Demoly
  • Huub F J Savelkoul
  • Ralph Mosges
  • Antonella Muraro
  • Barbara Bohle
  • Sabina Rak
  • Livije Kalogjera
  • Joaquim Mullol
  • Wytske Fokkens
  • Josep Guilemany
  • Philippe Gevaert
  • Peter Hellings
  • Cornelius van Drunen
  • Elina Toskala
  • Isam Alobid
  • Valerie Lund
  • A E J Dubois
  • B J Vlieg-Boersta
  • J P Braat
  • M S van Maaren
  • Roberto Castano
  • Ilenia Folletti
  • Jolanta Walusiak
  • Denyse Gautrin
  • Jean Luc Malo
  • Santiago Quirce
  • Gianni Pala
  • Luca Perfetti
  • Olivier Vandenplas

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunoblot and radioallergosorbent test inhibition studies of allergenic cross-reactivity of the predatory mite Amblyseius cucumeris with the house dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus
    Nicolette W de Jong
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:281-7. 2004
    ..In 1999, an extensive study among bell pepper growers showed that a predatory mite, Amblyseius cucumeris, is a potentially relevant source of occupational allergens because 23% of the population had positive skin prick test reactions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy in children
    Roy Gerth van Wijk
    Erasmus MC, Section of Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 8:291-8. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the proven effectiveness of SLIT in adults supports the proof in principle of this therapy. In the near future immunotherapy trials in children may provide the required proof of effectiveness...
  3. pmc EAACI: A European Declaration on Immunotherapy. Designing the future of allergen specific immunotherapy
    Moises A Calderon
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Imperial College, National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:20. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Diagnostic tools in Rhinology EAACI position paper
    Glenis Scadding
    Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Institute, London, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:2. 2011
    ..A panel of European experts in the field of Rhinology has contributed to this consensus document on Diagnostic Tools in Rhinology...
  5. pmc EAACI position paper on occupational rhinitis
    Gianna Moscato
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Institute of Care and Research, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Respir Res 10:16. 2009
    ..The needs for future research are pointed out. Key messages are issued for each item...
  6. doi request reprint Occupational rhinitis in bell pepper greenhouse workers: determinants of leaving work and the effects of subsequent allergen avoidance on health-related quality of life
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 66:903-8. 2011
    ..Avoidance of occupational allergens or reduction in exposure has been advocated as the mainstay of the management of occupational rhinitis. Sparse data to the effect of allergen avoidance are available...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of occupational and inhalant allergy on rhinitis-specific quality of life in employees of bell pepper greenhouses in the Netherlands
    Giséle C M Groenewoud
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:92-7. 2006
    ..Rhinitis symptoms among bell pepper greenhouse employees can be caused by an allergy to occupational allergens, such as bell pepper pollen and predatory mites, and common inhalant allergens...
  8. doi request reprint The relevance of patient-reported outcomes in a grass pollen immunotherapy trial in children and adolescents with rhinoconjunctivitis
    Esther Röder
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:39-48. 2013
    ..As allergic rhinoconjunctivitis is a systemic disease, it is now recommended to use not only PROs focusing at classical symptoms, but also health-related quality of life (HRQL) instruments in immunotherapy trials...
  9. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide measures allergy not symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a prospective cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:44-50. 2013
    ..Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma are both inflammatory diseases and are often associated. Relationships between fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) and asthma, atopy, and quality of life have been shown...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Sublingual immunotherapy in children allergic rhinitis in general practice]
    Cindy M A de Bot
    afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A4583. 2012
    ..To investigate whether sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) in children and adolescents with house mite-induced allergic rhinitis is effective and safe...
  11. doi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy not effective in house dust mite-allergic children in primary care
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:150-8. 2012
    ..However, the efficacy of SLIT with house dust mite extract is not well established...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sensitisation patterns and association with age, gender, and clinical symptoms in children with allergic rhinitis in primary care: a cross-sectional study
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 22:155-60. 2013
    ..Polysensitisation is a frequent phenomenon in patients with allergic rhinitis. However, few studies have investigated the characteristics of polysensitised children, especially in primary care...
  13. pmc Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of sublingual immunotherapy in children with house dust mite allergy in primary care: study design and recruitment
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:59. 2008
    ..Described here are the methodology, recruitment phases, and main characteristics of the recruited children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Honeybee interference as a novel aid to reduce pollen exposure and nasal symptoms among greenhouse workers allergic to sweet bell pepper (Capsicum annuum) pollen
    Nicolette W de Jong
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 141:390-5. 2006
    ..8% work-related symptoms and 35.4% sensitisation to bell pepper pollen. Experiments with bees to remove pollen from bell pepper flowers have been done for a few years...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Revised terminology for allergies and related conditions]
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Afdeling Allergologie, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:328-31. 2003
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Occupational allergy to bell pepper pollen in greenhouses in the Netherlands, an 8-year follow-up study
    J A Patiwael
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 65:1423-9. 2010
    ..Aims of the present study were to estimate the cumulative incidence of work-related symptoms and sensitization to bell pepper pollen, and to determine risk factors for the onset of these symptoms and sensitization...
  17. doi request reprint Sensitization to lupine flour: is it clinically relevant?
    N W de Jong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Allergology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 40:1571-7. 2010
    ..Currently, the lupine content in bread varies from 0% to 10% and from 0.5% to 3% in pastry. Although lupine flour is present in many products, anaphylaxis on lupine flour is rarely seen...
  18. doi request reprint Occupational allergy in strawberry greenhouse workers
    J A Patiwael
    Section of Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 152:58-65. 2010
    ..To test the possibility of an IgE response secondary to cross-reactivity to birch or grass pollen, inhibition experiments were performed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a generic and a rhinitis-specific quality-of-life (QOL) instrument in patients with house dust mite allergy: relationship between the SF-36 and Rhinitis QOL Questionnaire
    I Terreehorst
    Department of Allergology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:1673-7. 2004
    ..These co-morbid associations may have an effect on the inter-relation of generic and disease-specific QOL outcomes and the behaviour of this inter-relation in time...
  20. doi request reprint Allergic rhinitis in children: incidence and treatment in Dutch general practice in 1987 and 2001
    Cindy M A de Bot
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:571-7. 2009
    ..The results show an increased incidence in the past decades of allergic rhinitis in children in Dutch general practice. The shift to a smaller spectrum of prescriptions in 2001 may be a result of the 1996 clinical guideline...
  21. pmc Quantile regression for the statistical analysis of immunological data with many non-detects
    Paul H C Eilers
    Department of Biostatistics, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Immunol 13:37. 2012
    ..The more advanced statistical techniques currently available for the analysis of datasets with non-detects can only be used if a small percentage of the data are non-detects...
  22. doi request reprint When to initiate immunotherapy in children with allergic disease? Lessons from the paediatric studies
    Roy Gerth van Wijk
    Section of Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:565-70. 2008
    ..Immunotherapy is the only treatment that may alter the natural course of disease. From that perspective, treatment in children might be very valuable. An overview of the recent literature is discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary sensitization to sweet bell pepper pollen in greenhouse workers with occupational allergy
    A M Vermeulen
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1439-42. 2003
    ..In a previous investigation, a high prevalence of allergy to sweet bell pepper pollen was found among exposed horticulture workers. Allergy to plant-derived food is often the consequence of primary sensitization to common pollen allergens...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nasal responsiveness to histamine, methacholine and phentolamine in allergic rhinitis patients and controls
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Department of Allergology, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Allergy 17:563-70. 1987
    ..This discrimination was shown by assessing the severity of reflex-mediated symptoms such as the number of sneezes and the amount of secretion, and not by differences in nasal airway resistance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sensitization to the predatory mite Amblyseius cucumeris as a new occupational allergen in horticulture
    G C M Groenewoud
    Department of Allergology, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 57:614-9. 2002
    ..The prevalence of sensitization to Ac among exposed greenhouse employees and its clinical relevance was studied...
  26. ncbi request reprint Forced expiration through the nose is a stimulus for NANIPER but not for controls
    J P Braat
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rhinology 38:172-6. 2000
    ..Is forced expiration through the nose a mechanical stimulus to which patients with nasal hyperreactivity react? Do parameters, such as peak nasal expiratory flow rate (PNEF), influence nasal airway resistance (NAR) in these patients?..
  27. ncbi request reprint Allergy: a global problem. Quality of life
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Department Allergology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 57:1097-110. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Nasal allergy to avian antigens
    R Gerth van Wijk
    Department of Allergology, University Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Allergy 17:515-21. 1987
    ..The study shows that the development of nasal disease can be associated with allergy to avian antigens...
  29. ncbi request reprint The unfavorable effects of concomitant asthma and sleeplessness due to the atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome (AEDS) on quality of life in subjects allergic to house-dust mites
    I Terreehorst
    Department of Allergology, University Hospital, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 57:919-25. 2002
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Sublingual immunotherapy in youngsters: adherence in a randomized clinical trial
    E Roder
    Section of Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1659-67. 2008
    ..Adherence is essential for effective treatment. Although several trials on the efficacy of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) in youngsters have been published, few contain data on medication intake...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of mattress encasings on atopic dermatitis outcome measures in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study: the Dutch mite avoidance study
    Albert Jan Oosting
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:500-6. 2002
    ..House dust mite (HDM) allergen might induce and maintain atopic dermatitis (AD). Reduction of allergen load by applying encasings might improve the clinical symptoms of AD...
  32. doi request reprint Immunotherapy in children and adolescents with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: a systematic review
    Esther Röder
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:197-207. 2008
    ..In conclusion, there is at present insufficient evidence that immunotherapy in any administration form has a positive effect on symptoms and/or medication use in children and adolescents with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis...