Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Abbreviation ASCIA
Formation 1991
Type NGO
Purpose humanitarian, research
Headquarters Balgowlah, New South Wales, Australia
Region served
Australasia
Official language
English
Executive officer
Jill Smith
Website http://www.allergy.org.au/

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a professional body of clinical immunologists, allergy specialists and immunology scientists in New Zealand and Australia that aims to "advance the science and practice of clinical immunology and allergy, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice."[1] It was formed in 1991 by the merging of the Australian College of Allergy with the Australasian Society of Immunology Clinical Immunology Group.[1] It publishes guidelines and position statements on the management of allergies and sensitivities,[2] provides in-person and online training, and hosts conferences.

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  1. ^ a b "About ASCIA". ASCIA website. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Allergy guidelines". Australian Government Health Institute. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 

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