Allergists/immunologists diagnose and treat patients who have asthma, allergic and immunologic conditions.
The work of clinical allergists is more familiar to the public than the more scientifically oriented activities of the immunologist, but both allergy and immunology are concerned with the human body's reaction to foreign substances, no matter what the practice setting. This is a sub- specialty of either internal medicine or pediatrics.
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is a professional organization with more than 6,600 members in the United States, Canada and 72 other countries.... MORE >
American Association of Immunologists
The American Association of Immunologists is an association of professionally trained scientists from all over the world dedicated to advancing the knowledge of immunology and its related disciplines, fostering the interchange of ideas and information among investigators, and addressing the...... MORE >
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, established in 1942, is a professional association of more than 5,000 allergists/immunologists and allied health professionals.... MORE >