RESEARCH PAPERS – Diagnosis

A concise, practical guide to diagnostic assessment for mast cell activation disease

Afrin LB, Molderings GJ. A concise, practical guide to diagnostic assessment for mast cell activation disease. World J Hematol 2014; 3(1): 1-17 [DOI: 10.5315/wjh.v3.i1.1]

15.09.2021

Diagnosis of mast cell activation syndrome: a global "consensus-2".

Afrin LB, Ackerley MB, Bluestein LS, et al. Diagnosis of mast cell activation syndrome: a global "consensus-2". Diagnosis (Berl). 2020;8(2):137-152. Published 2020 Apr 22. doi:10.1515/dx-2020-0005

15.09.2021

Mast cell activation disease: a concise practical guide for diagnostic workup and therapeutic options

Molderings GJ, Brettner S, Homman J et al. Mast cell activation disease: a concise practical guide for diagnostic workup and therapeutic options

12.09.2021

Serum mast cell tryptase measurements: Sensitivity and specificity for a diagnosis of anaphylaxis in emergency department patients with shock or hypoxaemia

Francis A, Fatovich DM, Aren. Serum mast cell tryptase measurements: Sensitivity and specificity for a diagnosis of anaphylaxis in emergency department patients with shock or hypoxaemia. Emerg Med Australas. 2017 Nov 2.

01.11.2017

Mast cell activation syndromes

Akin C. Mast cell activation syndromes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Aug;140(2):349-355. PMID: 28780942 DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.06.007

09.08.2017

Characterization of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), a recently recognized nonneoplastic mast cell disease driving chronic multisystem inflammation and allergy, appears prevalent and thus important. We report the first systematic characterization of a large MCAS population.

12.03.2017

Utilities of Various Mast Cell Mediators in Diagnosing Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Nicolas Zenker and Lawrence B Afrin,Utilities of Various Mast Cell Mediators in Diagnosing Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Blood 2015 126:5174

01.08.2015

Mast Cells, Mastocytosis, and Related Disorders

Theoharides TC, Valent P, Akin C. Mast Cells, Mastocytosis, and Related Disorders. N Engl J Med. 2015;373(2):163-72.

01.07.2015

Characterization Of Common Blood Test Abnormalities Potentially Aiding Diagnosis Of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Preliminary Analysis

Lawrence B Afrin, Zhuang Wan and Elizabeth G Hill Characterization Of Common Blood Test Abnormalities Potentially Aiding Diagnosis Of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Preliminary Analysis Blood 2013 122:5240;

01.08.2013

Definitions, criteria and global classification of mast cell disorders with special reference to mast cell activation syndromes: a consensus proposal.

Valent P, Akin C, Arock M et al. Definitions, criteria and global classification of mast cell disorders with special reference to mast cell activation syndromes: a consensus proposal. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2012;157(3):215-25.

01.10.2011

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