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Information Library

Information library

The following links to articles from the website have been made with permission from the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA). ASCIA is the peak professional body of Allergists and Clinical Immunologists in Australia and New Zealand. The information contained on the ASCIA website is not intended to replace medical advice. Any questions regarding a medical diagnosis or treatment should be directed to a medical practitioner.

Allergy - General

Adverse Reactions to Alternative Medicines
A Glossary of terms
Allergy Testing
Allergic reactions to aspirin and other pain killers
Common Myths about Allergy and Asthma Exposed
Latex Allergy
Nasal Polyps
Orofacial granulomatosis
Pet Allergy Information (as seen on Harry's Practice)
Sulfonamide Antibiotic Allergy
Unorthodox Testing and Treatment for Allergic Disorders
What is allergy?
What is causing your allergy?

Allergy Prevention

Allergen minimisation
Allergy prevention in children


Guide to Common Allergenic Pollen (Pollen Calendar)
Allergic conjunctivitis
Hay Fever Treatment
Pollen Allergy
Sinusitis and Allergy
What is hay fever?

Food allergy

Alcohol Allergy
Allergic and toxic reactions to seafood
Adverse reactions to food
Coconut Allergy
Cow's Milk (dairy) allergy
Dietary avoidance sheets
Eosinophilic Oesophagitis
Food Allergy
Food Allergy - other foods
Food Intolerance
Milk, Mucus and Cough
Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Sulfite allergy

Allergy and the skin

Allergy and the skin
Atopic eczema
Contact Dermatitis

Severe allergies

Tick Allergies
Adrenaline/Epinephrine for Severe Allergies
Allergic Reactions to Bites and Stings
Jack Jumper Ant Allergy - a uniquely Australian problem


Asthma and allergy
Asthma Issues: sport, travel, & pregnancy
Thunderstorm Asthma


Knowledge for life


Newly diagnosed

Being diagnosed with a potentially severe allergy is scary. But don’t worry, you’re not alone – help and support is available.

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia is a national support group for people caring for or at risk of anaphylaxis. Learn more...

Spotlight on...

Don’t miss out on life because you have an allergy. With some forward planning and good communication, you can participate in almost anything you desire.

Check out our Life stages section for more specific information.

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