Allergic rhinitis, part 2

Dr Karl Baumgart, BSc (Med), MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA
Consultant Physician Clinical Immunology Allergy; Director of Immunopathology, Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, Sydney; Member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

AUSTRALIA has a particularly high prevalence of allergic rhinitis by global standards. Affecting about 15% of the population, it is the most common chronic respiratory condition in Australia.1

The large number of the Australian