Anderson HR, Ponce de Leon A, Bland JM, Bower JS, Emberlin J, Strachan DP

Papers Related to Grass Pollen Exposure

Anderson HR, Ponce de Leon A, Bland JM, Bower JS, Emberlin J, Strachan DP.  Air Pollution, pollens, and daily admissions for asthma in London 1987-92.  Thorax 1998; 53:  842-848.  

Burr ML, Emberlin JC, Treu R, Cheng S, Pearce NE, IASAAC Phase One Study Group. Pollen counts in relation to the prevalence of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, asthma and atopic eczema in the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Clin Exp Allergy 2003; 33: 1675-1680.

Comtois P, Gagnon L. Concentration pollinque et frequence des symtomes de pollinose: une methode pour determiner les suils cliniques. Rev. fr. Allergol; 1988, 28: 279-288

Davies RR, Smith IP.  Forecasting the start and severity of the hay fever season.  Clinical Allergy 1973; 3: 263-267.

Fahlbusch B, Hornung D, Heinrich J, Dahse H-M, Jager L.  Quantification of group 5 grass pollen allergens in house dust.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy 2000; 30:  1645-1652.

Ferriero M, Dopazo A, Aira MJ.  Incidence of pollinosis in the city of A Coruna:  correlation with aerobiological data.  J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol 2002; 12: 124-129.

Frankland AW.  The pollen count and the patient.  Ind J Aerobiol 1990; 3: 1-6.

Freidhoff LR, Ehrlich-Kautzky E, Meyers DA, Marsh DG.  A study of the human immune response to Lolium perenne (rye) pollen and its components, Lol p I and Lol p II (Rye I and Rye II).  II Longitudinal variation of antibody levels in relation to symptomatology and pollen exposure and correction of seasonally elevated antibody levels to basal values.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1987; 80:  646-655.

Galan I, Tobias A, Banegas JR, Aranguez E. Short-term effects of air pollution on daily asthma emergecy room admissions. Eur. Respir J 2003; 22: 802-808.

Gauvreau GM, Lee JM, Watson RM, Irani A-M A, Schwarts LB, O’Byrne PM.  Increased numbers of both airway basophils and mast cells in sputum after allergen inhalation challenge of atopic asthmatics.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 161: 1473-1478.

Hill DJ, Smart IJ, Knox RB.  Childhood asthma and grass pollen aerobiology in Melbourne.  Med J Aust 1979; 1: 426-429.

Knox RB, Suphioglu C, Taylor P, Desai R, Watson HC, Peng JL, Bursill LA.  Major grass pollen allergen Lol p 1 binds to diesel exhaust particles: implications for asthma and air pollution.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy 1997; 27: 246-251.

Kramer U, Weidinger S, Darsow U, Mohrenschlager M, Ring J, Behrindt H. Seasonality in symptom severity influenced by temperature or grass pollen: Results of a panel study in children with evzema. J Invest Dermatol 2005; 124: 514-523

Krug N, Loedding H, Hohlfeld JM, Larbig M, Buckendahl A, Badorrek P, Geldmacher H, Behnke W, Dunkhorst W, Windt H, Luettig B, Koch W. Validation of an environmental exposureunit for controlled human inhalation studies with grass pollen in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy 2003; 33: 1667-1674.

Marcucci F, Sensi LG, Migali E, Coniglio G. Eosinophil cationic protein and specific IgE in serum and nasal mucosa of patients with grass-pollen-allergic rhinitis and asthma. Allergy 2001; 56: 231-236.

Newson R, Strachan D, Archibald E, Emerlin J, Hardaker P, Collier C. Effects of thuderstorms and airborne grass pollen on the incidence of acute astham in England, 1990-94. Thorax 1997; 52:680-685. 

Riera MD, Cerda MT, Martin J.  A correlation study between airborne pollen and cases of pollinosis in humans.  Aerobiologia 2002; 18: 169-173.

Roberts G, Hurley C, Bush A, Lack G. Longitudinal study of grass pollen exposure, symptoms, and exhaled nitric oxide in childhood seasonal allergic asthma. Thorax  2004; 59:752-756.

Schappi GF, Taylor PE, Kenrick J, Staff IA, Suphioglu C.  Predicting the grass pollen count from meteorological data with regard to estimating the severity of hayfever symptoms in Melbourne (Australia).  Aerobiologia 1998; 14: 29-37.

Schappi GF, Taylor PE, Pain MCF, Cameron PA, Dent AW, Staff IA, Suphioglu C.  Concentrations of major grass group 5 allergens in pollen grains and atmospheric particles:  implications for hay fever and allergic asthma sufferers sensitized to grass pollen allergens.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy 1999; 29: 633-641.

Spieksma FThM, Kramps JA, Van Der Linden AC, Nikkels BH, Plomp A, Koerten HK, Dijkman JH.  Evidence of grass-pollen allergenic activity in the smaller micronic atmospheric aerosol fraction.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy 1990; 20: 273-280. 

Suphioglu C, Singh MB, Taylor P, Bellomo R, Holmes P, Puy R, Knox RB.  Mechanism of grass-pollen-induced asthma.  The Lancet 1992; 339: 569-572.

Suphioglu C.  Thunderstorm asthma due to grass pollen.  Int Arch Allergy Immunol 1998; 116: 253-260.

Taylor PE, Flagan RC, Valenta R, Glovsky MM. Release of allergens as respirable aerosols: A link between grass pollen and asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2002; 109:51-56.

Tobias A, Galan I, Banegas JR, Aranguez E.  Short term effects of airborne pollen concentrations on asthma epidemic.  Thorax 2003; 58: 708-710.

Tobias A, Galan I, Banegas JR.  Non-linear short-term effects of airborne pollen levels with allergenic capacity on asthma emergency room admissions in Madrid, Spain.  Clin Exp allergy 2004; 34: 871-878.

Venables KM, Allit U, Collier CG, Emberlin J, Greig JB, Hardaker PJ, Highham JH, Laing-Morton T, Maynard RL, Murray V, Strachan D, Tee RD. Thunderstorm-related asthma—the epidemic of 24/25 June 1994.  Clin Exp Allergy 1997; 27: 725-736.

Waisel Y, Mienis Z, Kosman E, Geller-Bernstein C.  The partial contribution of specific airborne pollen to pollen induced allergy.  Aerobiologia 2004; 20: 197-208.

Wark PAB, Simpson J, Hensley MJ, Gibson PG.  Airway inflammation in thunderstorm asthma.  Clin Exp Allergy 2002; 32: 1750-1756.