Volume 30  Number 3 September 2012

High prevalence of shellfish and house dust mite allergies in Asia-Pacific: probably not just a coincidence
Jettanong Klaewsongkram



Prevention of infection in children and adolescents with primary immunodeficiency disorders
Efimia Papadopoulou-Alataki, Amel Hassan and E. Graham Davies


Reduction of CD147 surface expression on primary T cells leads to enhanced cell proliferation
Brian Biegler and Watchara Kasinrerk
An in vitro inhibitory effect on RAW 264.7 cells by anti-inflammatory compounds from Smilax corbularia Kunth
Srisopa Ruangnoo, Nuanjan Jaiaree, Sunita Makchuchit, Sumalee Panthong, Pakakrong Thongdeeying and Arunporn Itharat
Prevalence of self-reported food allergy in Hong Kong children and teens –a population survey
Marco HK Ho, So Lun Lee, Wilfred HS Wong, Patrick IP and Yu Lung Lau
Identification of the major allergens of Charybdis feriatus (red crab) and its cross-reactivity with Portunus pelagicus (blue crab)
Rosmilah Misnan, Shahnaz Murad, Zailatul Hani Mohd Yadzir and Noormalin Abdullah
House dust mite and storage mite IgE reactivity in allergic patients from Guangzhou, China
Chunqing Zhang, Jing Li, Xuxin Lai, Yiwu Zheng, Birgitte Gjesing, Michael D. Spangfort and Nanshan Zhong
Comparison of skin test reactivity to histamine on back and forearm in young children
Araya Yuenyongviwat, Duangrachanee Koonrangsesomboon and Pasuree Sangsupawanich
Hand contact dermatitis in hairdressers: clinical and causative allergens, experience in Bangkok
Poohglin Tresukosol1 and Chanutta Swasdivanich

Case report
Defining p47-phox deficient Chronic Granulomatous Disease in a Malay family
Harvindar Kaur Gill, Hemahwathy Chanthira Kumar, Jasbir Singh Dhaliwal, Farizawati Zabidi, Iean Hamzah Sendut, Rahim Md Noah, Lokman Mohammad Noh, Amir Hamzah Abdul Latiff, Shahnaz Murad

Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia presenting with acute onset
Fumio Kumasawa, Tomoko Kobayashi, Akihiro Noda, Yoshitaka Shintani, Daisuke Koyama, Takashi Oki, Kenji Mizumura, Susumu Nishinarita, Tatsuo Sawada and Shu Hashimoto

Short communication
Comparison of immunological characteristics of peripheral, splenic and tonsilar naïve B cells by differential gene expression meta-anal
Kaj Chokeshai-u-saha, Cyrille Lepoivre, Luca Grieco, Catherine Nguyen and Kiat Ruxrungtham