The burden of allergic disease in the UK

Ramyani Gupta, Aziz Sheikh, D. P. Strachan, H. Ross Anderson

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Abstract

Although allergy represents an important cause of patient morbidity and healthcareutilisation, there is little reliable information on the overall disease burden posed by allergicconditions. However, recently the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology(BSACI) commissioned a UK study to determine the prevalence of allergic conditions(excluding occupational allergy), to estimate the healthcare burden posed by these patients,and to assess recent disease trends in the UK population
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAllergy the unmet need
PublisherRoyal College of Physicians
Chapter2
Pages7-8
ISBN (Print)1 86016 183 9
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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