Ragweed Pollen Allergy: Burden, Characteristics, and Management of an Imported Allergen Source in Europe.

  title={Ragweed Pollen Allergy: Burden, Characteristics, and Management of an Imported Allergen Source in Europe.},
  author={Kuan-wei Chen and Laura Marusciac and Paul Tudor Tamas and Rudolph Valenta and Carmen Bunu Panaitescu},
  journal={International archives of allergy and immunology},
  volume={176 3-4},
Ambrosia artemisiifolia, also known as common or short ragweed, is an invasive annual flowering herbaceous plant that has its origin in North America. Nowadays, ragweed can be found in many areas worldwide. Ragweed pollen is known for its high potential to cause type I allergic reactions in late summer and autumn and represents a major health problem in America and several countries in Europe. Climate change and urbanization, as well as long distance transport capacity, enhance the spread of… CONTINUE READING

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