oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - Inaugural lecture : from farm to fork - a fishy story of allergy and asthma : allergies in the workplace

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1609-3607



This statement by Plato, the Greek philosopher, forms the basis of many a scholarly research endeavour trying to understand the current human experience. Join me on a journey of discovery through the recollection of some aspects of my research over the past decade in unravelling the first case report of seafood allergy in 1937 reported by the Norwegian bacteriologist Arent de Besche of a fisherman who developed allergic symptoms and asthma when handling codfish.

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