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Diagnosis, Management, Immunotherapy Options for Patients With Allergic Asthma
The most common type of asthma is allergic asthma, with about 60% of asthma cases caused by allergies. Sean P. Duffy, MD, answers questions about the diagnosis and management of allergic asthma, as well as the immunotherapy options available for these patients.

 The Use of Blood Cell Count for Asthma Phenotype Identification
In this Q&A, lead author Andriana Papaioannou, MD, PhD, discusses the role that identification of asthma phenotypes has in asthma diagnosis and management, the potential use of a complete blood cell count as an inflammation test, and the relationship between airway eosinophils and inflammation.

Eosinophilic Disease Clinical Update
Eosinophilic disorders represent a broad range of pathologic conditions that occur as a result of persistent blood eosinophilia and have the potential for end-organ damage.

Asthma Clinical Update
Asthma affects over 25 million people in the United States. Many asthma phenotypes exist, but one of the most common types is allergic asthma. Around 60% of people with asthma have allergic asthma, which is defined as presenting symptoms upon exposure to an allergen. Allergic asthma is the most easily recognized phenotype, and it often begins in childhood.

 Poll: Disease Burden of Allergic Asthma
Allergic asthma is a type of severe asthma that can often be very difficult for patients to handle. How often do you address these challenges? Voice your opinion with this poll.

Quiz: The History of Asthma
See how much you know about the history of and risk factors for asthma by taking this quiz based on facts from the National Institutes of Health.