Charles S Barnes

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Home Assessment and Remediation
    Charles S Barnes
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:423-431.e15. 2016
  2. pmc Alternaria and Cladosporium Fungal Allergen Epitopes are Denatured by Sodium Hypochlorite
    Charles Barnes
    From the Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
    World Allergy Organ J 2:296-302. 2009
  3. pmc A comparison of subject room dust with home vacuum dust for evaluation of dust-borne aeroallergens
    Charles Barnes
    Children s Mercy Center for Environmental Health, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110:375-9. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Hourly variation of airborne ragweed pollen in Kansas City
    C Barnes
    Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:166-71. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Allergenic materials in the house dust of allergy clinic patients
    C Barnes
    Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:517-23. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Reduced clinic, emergency room, and hospital utilization after home environmental assessment and case management
    Charles S Barnes
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:317-23. 2010
  7. pmc Comparison of enzyme immunoassay-based assays for environmental Alternaria alternata
    Charles Barnes
    Allergy Asthma Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:350-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of indoor fungal spore levels before and after professional home remediation
    Charles S Barnes
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:262-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Low-cost interventions improve indoor air quality and children's health
    Linda Johnson
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:377-85. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The impact of home cleaning on quality of life for homes with asthmatic children
    Charles S Barnes
    The Department of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:197-204. 2008

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Home Assessment and Remediation
    Charles S Barnes
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:423-431.e15. 2016
    ..The use of an indoor environmental professional to generate evaluation reports and remediation activities can be a valuable contribution to an overall allergen avoidance strategy. ..
  2. pmc Alternaria and Cladosporium Fungal Allergen Epitopes are Denatured by Sodium Hypochlorite
    Charles Barnes
    From the Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
    World Allergy Organ J 2:296-302. 2009
    ..Fungal allergens are ubiquitous; however, little progress has been made understanding fungal allergenic material removal from indoor environments...
  3. pmc A comparison of subject room dust with home vacuum dust for evaluation of dust-borne aeroallergens
    Charles Barnes
    Children s Mercy Center for Environmental Health, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110:375-9. 2013
    ..Collection methods range from grab vacuum samples to filtration devices located in the breathing range of an individual. For practical purposes, many research studies use analysis of collected house dust to evaluate allergen reservoirs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hourly variation of airborne ragweed pollen in Kansas City
    C Barnes
    Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:166-71. 2001
    ..Variations in this pattern that may be of clinical importance within a small region and the effect of weather on these variations have not been investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Allergenic materials in the house dust of allergy clinic patients
    C Barnes
    Section of Allergy Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:517-23. 2001
    ..Comparisons are made between household allergen levels of children seen for asthma and children seen for other reasons...
  6. doi request reprint Reduced clinic, emergency room, and hospital utilization after home environmental assessment and case management
    Charles S Barnes
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:317-23. 2010
    ..Thirty-six percent of homes had Stachybotrys above 100 spores/m(3). Home environmental assessment and case management may reduce medical care utilization for children suffering from allergic rhinitis and asthma...
  7. pmc Comparison of enzyme immunoassay-based assays for environmental Alternaria alternata
    Charles Barnes
    Allergy Asthma Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:350-6. 2006
    ..Alternaria alternata-derived allergenic materials are causes of human disease. Several immunoassays exist to quantify these materials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of indoor fungal spore levels before and after professional home remediation
    Charles S Barnes
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:262-8. 2007
    ..Methods for assessing and controlling fungi in the indoor environment have been well documented, but the role of fungal allergen avoidance and respiratory disease control is just beginning to be studied...
  9. doi request reprint Low-cost interventions improve indoor air quality and children's health
    Linda Johnson
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:377-85. 2009
    ..01). Simple low-cost interventions directed to producing cleaner indoor air coupled with healthy home education improve the indoor air quality and health in asthmatic children...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of home cleaning on quality of life for homes with asthmatic children
    Charles S Barnes
    The Department of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:197-204. 2008
    ..Emphasis on cleaning and cleaning education combined with hypochlorite-based cleaning supplies resulted in significantly improved QOL for families with asthmatic children...
  11. pmc Association of tobacco smoke exposure and atopic sensitization
    Christina E Ciaccio
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 111:387-90. 2013
    ..Early life exposure to ETS also is clearly associated with wheezing. However, there is no clear understanding of the influence of ETS on the development of allergic sensitization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Importance of mold allergy in asthma
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:71-8. 2008
    ..Fortunately, symptoms are dose dependent, creating an opportunity to develop clinically effective interventions. Given the right guidance, even patients with severe asthma can create healthy indoor environments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sampling for indoor fungi
    Jay M Portnoy
    Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:189-98; quiz 199. 2004
    ..Without such standards, it is difficult to compare results from one study with those from another or to measure the effect of indoor fungal contamination on a building and its occupants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Controversies regarding dampness and mold growth in homes
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:257-8. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint The National Allergy Bureau: pollen and spore reporting today
    Jay Portnoy
    Section of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1235-8. 2004
  16. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure in low-income children and its association with asthma
    Christina E Ciaccio
    Department of Pediatrics and Center for Environmental Health, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 35:462-6. 2014
    ..A large percentage of low-income children in the Kansas City area continue to suffer the adverse effects of SHS. These data support the need for innovative public policy to protect children from such exposure in their home environment. ..
  17. doi request reprint Measurement of aeroallergens from furnace filters
    Charles S Barnes
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 114:221-5. 2015
    ..Exposure assessment is an important component of allergic disease diagnosis and management. Analysis for allergen content in vacuumed dust has been used traditionally...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in exhaled nitric oxide levels with immunotherapy
    Chitra Dinakar
    Section of Allergy Asthma Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:140-4. 2006
    ..Temporally, the changes appear to be accelerated in the RushIT group compared with the TradIT group, with return to baseline as maintenance IT levels are achieved...
  19. pmc Homes of low-income minority families with asthmatic children have increased condition issues
    Christina M Pacheco
    Center for American Indian Community Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 35:467-74. 2014
    ..In this set of 140 low-income homes with an asthmatic child, households of minority individuals had more areas of condition concerns and generally lower income than other families. ..
  20. doi request reprint Innate and Adaptive Immune Response to Fungal Products and Allergens
    P Brock Williams
    Division of Allergy Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:386-95. 2016
    ..In doing so it has become clear that many of the proteins that are described as fungal allergens are essentially homologues of our own proteins that signal or cause tissue disruptions. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint DNA Methylation Levels Associate with Race and Childhood Asthma Severity
    Marcia A Chan
    a Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Asthma . 2016
    ..These exposures may manifest through epigenetic mechanisms that can lead to changes in relevant gene expression. We examined the association of global DNA methylation levels with socioeconomic status, asthma severity and race/ethnicity...
  22. doi request reprint Innate Immune Responses to Fungal Allergens
    Jay M Portnoy
    Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 16:62. 2016
    ..In this review, we describe innate immunity to fungi and the ability of pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) to recognize fungal-associated molecular patterns (FAMPs) and danger-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fungus research can grow on you
    Charles S Barnes
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:464-5. 2003