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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 is a member society of the World Allergy Organisation (WAO) and the Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (APAAACI). ASCIA is also affiliated with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) as a specialty society.

Vision and mission

ASCIA promotes and advances the study and knowledge of allergy and other immune diseases, including asthma. ASCIA is dedicated to informing health professionals and the community on allergy 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 and other immune diseases.

The mission of ASCIA is to advance the science and practice of allergy and clinical immunology, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice, to improve the health and quality of life of people with immune system disorders. These include allergic diseases, immunodeficiencies and other immune diseases.

How ASCIA can help

ASCIA provides accessible, consistent and evidence-based online resources, education and training on allergy and other immune diseases.

Information / help lines

  • Web: www.allergy.org.au
  • Email: info@allergy.org,au

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Last reviewed: August 2020

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Action Plan for Anaphylaxis

For use with adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors

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First Aid Plan for Anaphylaxis (EpiPen autoinjectors)

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ASCIA Acute Management of Anaphylaxis Guidelines

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Primary Immunodeficiencies - 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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Pet allergy

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The ASCIA diet sheet – general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheet for shellfish. Content updated June 2019

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Vasculitis disorders - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Vasculitis disorders result from inflammation of blood vessels, are relatively rare and can affect people of all ages. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (previously known as Wegener’s granulomatosis) is the most common form of vasculitis and affects around 5 in a million people.

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Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

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What is allergy? - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Allergy occurs when a person`s immune system reacts to substances in the environment that do not bother most people. These substances are known as allergens and are found in house dust mites, pets, pollen, moulds and foods.

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