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ASCIA – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy specialists in Australia and New Zealand. ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of immune and allergic diseases, including asthma.

ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of immune and allergic diseases, including asthma.

The mission of ASCIA is to advance the science and practice of clinical immunology and allergy, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice.

ASCIA is also dedicated to informing the community on allergy, asthma and immunology issues. They aim to provide up to date and reliable information to enable patients and their doctors to make informed choices about management for allergy, asthma and immune diseases.

ASCIA develops, reviews and endorses training resources, position papers and guidelines in the areas of allergy, asthma and immune diseases for health professionals.

ASCIA develops, reviews and endorses educational resources and training resources for people to access reliable and up to date information on allergy, asthma and immune diseases.

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Allergic reactions to bites and stings - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Most insect bites and stings result in a localised itch and swelling that settles within a few days. Severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) to insects are usually due to bees, wasps or the Australian Jack Jumper ant. Insect bites are a less common cause of anaphylaxis than insect stings. Fortunately, effective treatments are available to treat allergic reactions to bites and stings.

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) symptoms can be vague and vary from person to person, and consequently diagnosis can be difficult. However, once diagnosed, a combination of prescribed treatment and lifestyle adjustments enables most people with lupus to enjoy an almost normal life.

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Peanut - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The ASCIA diet sheet general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheet for peanut.

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Allergy testing - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Allergy TestingFood Allergen Challenges FAQUnorthodox Testing and Treatment for Allergic DisordersUnorthodox Testing and Treatment for Allergic DisordersWhat is Causing your Allergy?AERWhat is Causing your Allergy201350.17 KBContent updated April 2017

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Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand. ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of immune and allergic diseases, including asthma.

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Anaphylaxis - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand. ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of immune and allergic diseases, including asthma.

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General information about the immune system - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Immune system disorders fast facts. The immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defends the body against infection. Immune system disorders include allergic diseases, immunodeficiencies and autoimmune diseases.

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Allergy treatment - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Adrenaline for Severe AllergiesAllergen AvoidanceAllergenImmunotherapy Oral Immunotherapy for Food AllergyTransitioning from Paediatric to Adult Care for Severe AllergiesASCIA transitioning from paed to adult care

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Sesame - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The ASCIA diet sheet general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheet for sesame.

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Fast Facts - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand. ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of immune and allergic diseases, including asthma.

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