Second symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: summary report—second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium

Hugh A Sampson, Anne Muñoz-Furlong, Ronna L Campbell, N Franklin Adkinson, S Allan Bock, Amy Branum, Simon G A Brown, Carlos A Camargo, Rita Cydulka, Stephen J Galli, Jane Gidudu, Rebecca S Gruchalla, Allen D Harlor, David L Hepner, Lawrence M Lewis, Phillip L Lieberman, Dean D Metcalfe, Robert O'Connor, Antonella Muraro, Amanda Rudman, Cara Schmitt, Debra Scherrer, F Estelle Simons, Stephen Thomas, Joseph P Wood, Wyatt W Decker
Annals of Emergency Medicine 2006, 47 (4): 373-80
There is no universal agreement on the definition of anaphylaxis or the criteria for diagnosis. In July 2005, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network convened a second meeting on anaphylaxis, which included representatives from 16 different organizations or government bodies, including representatives from North America, Europe, and Australia, to continue working toward a universally accepted definition of anaphylaxis, establish clinical criteria that would accurately identify cases of anaphylaxis with high precision, further review the evidence on the most appropriate management of anaphylaxis, and outline the research needs in this area.

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