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Evaluating New Management Paradigms for the Respiratory Patient (The Role of Specific IgE Testing)

 

A four part asthma webinar series discussing the burden of asthma, assessing control, specific IgE test interpretation, targeted exposure reduction and comprehensive asthma management

 

 

Rhinitis- Utilizing Diagnostic Testing to Optimize Patient Care

 

Effective diagnosis of allergic rhinitis begins with a three prong approach of patient history, symptom presentation, and specific diagnostic testing

 

 

 

 

The Alpha-gal Syndrome: IgE responses to galactose alpha-1,3 galactose induced by bites from lone star ticks

 

A presentation by Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills providing the newest information on Alpha-gal testing and it’s clinical utility in the treatment and management of patients with red meat allergy.

 

 

Venom Allergy: The Case for Component-Resolved Diagnosis

 

An educational presentation by Dr. Markus Ollert in the use of venom components for the treatment and management of venom allergic patients.

 

 

Pet Allergy: Increasing diagnostic precison through molecular allergology

 

Presentation by Dr. Magnus Borres offering the latest advances on furry animal components to improve diagnostic accuracy for the management of patients with cat, dog and horse sensitivities.

 

Peanut allergy: filling the gaps with additional components

 

An overview of peanut allergy using component resolved diagnostics for enhanced diagnosis and management given by Dr. Barbara Ballmer-Weber.

 

 

Other Alpha-Gal Symptom Vectors

 

Jeffrey M. Wilson, M.D. of UVA Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology discusses vectors outside of the Lone Star tick that may trigger alpha-Gal sensitization. Learn more about the culprits that have been identified and the regions they inhabit, in the United States and worldwide.

 

 

Surprising Alpha-Gal Findings

 

Thomas Platts-Mills, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Virginia discusses the findings that surprised him while researching alpha-Gal syndrome and his thoughts on the connection to life-threatening diseases like atherosclerosis. 

 

 

 

Unraveling the Diagnostic Mystery of Alpha-Gal Syndrome

 

Thomas Platts-Mills, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Virginia, and Gary Falcetano, PA-C, Clinical Affairs Manager, Allergy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, discuss what alpha-Gal syndrome is, why diagnosing it is difficult, and the role ImmunoCAP testing can play in diagnosis.

 

Asthma COVID Webinar

 

Managing asthma can be difficult at the best of times—and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a challenging task. Join Dr. Lakiea Wright, board-certified allergist and Medical Director of U.S. Clinical Affairs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, ImmunoDiagnostics, and Dr. John Carl, Chair of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, as they discuss invisible challenges asthma patients are facing, what primary care providers can do to help, and best practices at this critical time.

 

 

 

ImmunoCAP Pet Allergen Component Testing Webinar

 

Advancements in diagnostics have made it possible to examine allergic sensitization at the molecular level. Thermo Scientific™ ImmunoCAP Pet Allergen Component blood testing allows healthcare providers to gain a deeper, fuller picture of allergic sensitization to cats, dogs, and horses. Join Gary Falcetano, PA-C, Clinical Affairs Manager, Allergy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, as he discusses characteristics, accuracy, and test interpretation, challenges faced by clinicians when managing suspected pet allergies, and the benefits of pet allergen component testing.