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Changes in atopy over 25 years: Atopy now affects wider age range

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7512.352-a (Published 04 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:352
  1. Daniela Zauli, associate professor of allergy and clinical immunology (dzauli@med.unibo.it),
  2. Roberta Bortolotti, doctor,
  3. Alberto Grassi, doctor,
  4. Donatella Tiberio, doctor,
  5. Francesco B Bianchi, professor of medicine
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9-40138 Bologna, Italy
  2. Department of Internal Medicine, Cardioangiology, Hepatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9-40138 Bologna, Italy

    EDITOR—In the previous letter responding to the paper by Law et al on changes in atopy over time Linneberg asks whether the allergic epidemic has spread to old age.1 We recently tried to answer a similar question by retrospectively reviewing our patients' records, the results having been presented as an abstract at the last annual meeting of …

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