Agarwal MK, Swanson MC, Reed CE, Yunginger JW

Papers Relating to Both Pollen and Fungal Spore Exposure

Agarwal MK, Swanson MC, Reed CE, Yunginger JW.  Immunochemical quantitation of airborne short ragweed, Alternaria, antigen E and Alt-I allergens:  a two-year prospective study.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1983; 72:  40-45.

Andersson M, Downs S, Mitakakis T, Leuppi J, Marks G.  Natural exposure to Alternaria spores induces allergic rhinitis symptoms in sensitized children.  Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2003; 14: 100-105.

Atkinson RW, Strachan DP.  Role of outdoor aeroallergens in asthma exacerbations:  epidemiological evidence.  Thorax 2004; 59: 277-278.

Barnes C, Schreiber K, Pacheco F, Landuyt J, Hu F, Portnoy J.  Comparison of outdoor allergenic particles and allergen levels.  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology 2000; 84: 47-54.

Burge HA, Rogers CA.  Outdoor Allergens.  Environmental Health Perspectives 2000; 108 (suppl 4):  653-659.

Burge HA.  Monitoring for airborne allergens.  Annals of Allergy 1992; 69: 9-18.

Dales RE, Cakmak S, Burnett RT, Judek S, Coates F, Brook JR.  Influence of ambient fungal spore son emergency visits for asthma to a regional children’s hospital.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 162:  2087-2090.

Dales RE, Cakmak S, Judek S, Dann T, Coates F, Brook JR, Burnett RT.  Influence of outdoor aeroallergens on hospitalization for asthma in Canada.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 2004; 113: 303-306.

Delfino RJ, Coate BD, Zeiger RS, Seltzer JM, Street DH, Koutrakis P.  Daily asthma severity in relation to personal ozone exposure and outdoor fungal spores.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1996; 154: 633-641.

Delfino RJ, Zeiger RS, Seltzer JM, Street DH, Matteucci RM, Anderson PR, Koutrakis P.  The effect of outdoor fungal spore concentrations on daily asthma severity.  Environ Health Perspect  1997; 105:  622-635.

Downs SH, Mitakakis TZ, Marks GB, Car NG, Belousova EG, Leuppi JD, Xuan W, Downie SR, Tobias A, Peat JK.  Clinical importance of Alternaria exposure in children.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 164:  455-459.

Epton MJ, Martin IR, Graham P, Healy PE, Smith H, Balasubramaniam R, Harvey IC, Fountain DW, Hedly J, Town GI.  Climate and aeroallergen levels in asthma:  a 12 month prospective study.  Thorax 1997; 52: 528-534.

Freye HB, King J, Litwin CM.  Variations of pollen and mold concentrations in 1998 during the strong El Nino event of 1997-1998 and their impact on clinical exacerbations of allergic rhinitis, asthma, and sinusitis.  Allergy and Asthma Proceedings 2001; 22: 239-247.

Gergen PJ, Turkeltaub PC.  The association of individual allergen reactivity with respiratory disease in a national sample:  Data from the second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1976-80 (NHANES II).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1992; 90: 579-588.

Higgins BG, Francis HC, Yates C, Warburton CJ, Fletcher AM, Pickering CAC, Woodcock AA.  Environmental exposure to air pollution and allergens and peak flow changes.  Eur Respir J 2000; 16: 61-66.

Hyde HA.  Atmospheric pollen and spores in relation to allergy. I. Clinical Allergy 1972; 2: 153-179.

Levetin E, Van de Water P. Environmental contributions to allergic disease. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 2001; 1:506-514

Lewis SA, Corden JM, Forster GE, Newlands M.  Combined effects of aerobiological pollutants, chemical pollutants and meteorological conditions on asthma admissions and A & E attendances in Derbyshire UK, 1993-96.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy 2000; 30: 1724-1732.

Lierl MB, Hornung RW. Relationship of outdoor air quality to pediatric asthma exacerbations. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology 2003; 90: 28-33.

Neas LM, Dockery DW, Burge H, Koutrakis P, Speizer FE.  Fungus spores, air pollutants, and other determinants of peak expiratory flow rate in children.  Am J Epidemiol 1996; 143: 797-807.

Newhouse C, Levetin E. Correlation of Environmental Factors with Asthma and Rhinitis Symptoms in Tulsa, OK. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2004; 92: 356-366.

Nielsen GD, Hansen JS, Lund RM, Bergqvist M, Larsen ST, Clausen SK, Thygesen P, Poulsen OM.  IgE-mediated asthma and rhinitis I:  a role of allergen exposure?  Pharmacology and Toxicology 2002; 90: 231-242.

Portnoy J, Barnes C.  Clinical relevance of spore and pollen counts.  Immunol Allergy Clin N Am 2003; 23: 389-410.

Rosas I, McCartney HA, Payne RW, Calderon C, Lacey J, Chapela R, Ruiz-Velazco S. Analysis of the relationships between environmental factors (aeroallergens, air pollution, and weather) and asthma emergency admissions to a hospital in Mexico City. Allergy 1998; 53: 394-401.

Ross MA, Persky VW, Scheff PA, Chung J, Curtis L, Ramakrishnan V, Wadden RA, Hryhorczuk DO. Effect of ozone and aeroallergens on the respiratory health of asthmatics. Archives of Environmental Health 2002; 57: 568-578.

Salvaggio J, Seabury J, Schoenhardt EA. New Orleans asthma V. Relationship between Charity Hospital asthma admission rates, semiquantitative pollen and fungal spore counts, and total particulate aerometric sampling data.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1971; 48: 86-114.

Salvaggio J, Seabury J.  New Orleans asthma IV. Semiquantitative airborne spore sampling, 1967 and 1968. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1971; 48: 82-95.

Targonski PV, Persky VW, Ramekrishnan V.  Effect of environmental molds on risk of death from asthma during the pollen season.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995; 95: 955-961.

Wu LYF, Steidle GM, Meador MA, Fosso CK, McDowell LJ, Shin RB, Holbreich M.  Effect of tree and grass pollens and fungal spores on spring allergic rhinitis:  a comparative study.  Ann Allergy, Asthma, and Immunol 1999; 83: 137-143.