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Neutralizing Allergens
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The Allergic Burden
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  15. Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Filipi, I., Cramer, K. & Sherrill, S. (2019). Reduction of active Fel d1 from cats using an antiFel d1 egg IgY antibody. Immunity, Inflammation & Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/iid3.244
  16. Wedner, H.J., Mantia, T., Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Al-Hammadi, N. & Sherrill, S. Feeding cats egg product with anti-Fel d1 antibodies decreases environmental Fel d1 and allergic response. Submitted, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Fact vs Fiction
  1. Butt, A., Rashid, D., & Lockey, R. (2012). Do hypoallergenic cats and dogs exist?  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 108(2), 74-76. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2011.12.005
  2. Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G., & Havstad, S. (2008). Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d1 levels in homes. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 101(1), 47-50. doi: 10.1016/S1081-1206(10)60834-4
  3. Kelly, S.M., Karsh, J., Marcelo, J., Boeckh, D., Stepner, N., Litt, D.,...Yang, W.H. (2018). Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in cat fur, saliva and urine. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 142, 1990-1992.e3. doi:  10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.033
  4. Bastien, B.C., Gardner, C., & Satyaraj, E. (2019). Wide range of yearly salivary Fel d1 in domestic shorthair cats. Accepted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  5. Platts-Mills, T.A.E., Vervioet, D., Thomas, W.R., Aalberse, R.C., & Chapman, M.D. (1997). Indoor allergens and asthma: Report of the Third International Workshop. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 100, S1-S24.
  6. Dabrowski, A., Van der Brempt, X., Soler, M., Seguret, N., Lucciani, P., Charpin, D., & Vervloet, D. (1990). Cat skin as an important source of Fel d1 allergen. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 86, 462-465.
  7. Bartholome, K., Kissler, W., Baer, H., Kopietz-Schulte E., & Wahn, U. (1985). Where does cat allergen 1 come from? Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 76, 503-506. doi: 10.1016/0091-6749(85)90734-1
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  12. Zielonka, T., Charpin, D., Berbis, P., Luciani, P., Cassanova, D., & Vervloet, D. (1994). Effects of castration and testosterone on Fel d1 production by sebaceous glands of male cats: I. Immunological assessment. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 24(12), 1169-1173.
  13. Ramadour, M., Birbnaum, J., Magalon, C., Lanteaume, A., Charpin, D., & Vervloet, D. (1998). Cat sex differences in major allergen production (Fel d1). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 10(2-1), 282-284.
  14. Jalil-Colome, J., de Andrade, A.D., Birnbaum, J., Casanova, D., Mége, J.L., Lanteaume, A., Charpin, D., & Vervloet, D. (1996). Sex difference in Fel d1 allergen production. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 98(1), 165-168.
  15. Durairaj, R., Pageat, P., & Bienboire-Frosini, C. (2018). Another cat and mouse game: deciphering the evolution of the SCGB superfamily and exploring the molecular singularity of major cat allergen Fel d1 and mouse ABP using computational approaches. PLoS ONE, 13(5), e0197618; doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197618
  16. Zahradnik, E., & Raulf, M. (2017). Respiratory allergens from furred mammals: Environmental and occupational exposure. Veterinary Sciences, 4(3), 38. doi: 10.3390/vetsci4030038
  17. Morris, D. (2010). Human allergy to environmental pet danders: A public health perspective. Veterinary Dermatology, 21(5), 441-449. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3164.2010.00882.x
  18. van Ree, R., van Leeuwen, W., Bulder, I., Bond, J., & Aalberse, R. (1999). Purified natural and recombinant Fel d1 and cat albumin in vitro diagnostics for cat allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 104(6), 1223-1230.
  19. Black, K.R., Murphy, B., Filep, S., Brook, J., Subbarao, P., Turvey, S., … Chapman, M.D. (2018). Comparison of Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in house dust samples from the Canadian CHILD birth cohort. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 141(2), AB7.
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The Breakthrough
  1. Karlsson, M., Kollberg, H. & Larsson, A. (2004). Chicken IgY: utilizing the evolutionary difference. World’s Poultry Science Journal, 60, 341-348. doi: 10.1079/WPS200422
  2. Nguyen, S.V., Umeda, K., Yoyokama, H,, Tohya, Y. & Kodama, Y. (2006). Passive protection of dogs against clinical disease due to Canine parvovirus-2 by specific antibody from chicken egg yolk. The Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 70, 62-64.
  3. Rahman, S., Nguyen S.V., Icatlo, F.C., Umeda, K. & Kodama Y. (2013). Oral passive IgY-based immunotherapeutics. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 9, 1039-1048. doi: 10.4161/hv.23383
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  5. Matulka, R.A., Thompson, L. & Corley, D. Evaluation of a multi-level safety study of anti-Fel d1 IgY. Forthcoming, 2019.
  6. Satyaraj, E., Li, Q., Sun, P. & Sherrill, S. Anti-Fel d1 immunoglobulin Y antibody-containing egg ingredient lowers allergen levels in cat saliva. Submitted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  7. Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Filipi, I., Cramer, K. & Sherrill, S. (2019). Reduction of active Fel d1 from cats using an antiFel d1 egg IgY antibody. Immunity, Inflammation & Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/iid3.244
  8. Wedner, H.J., Mantia, T., Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Al-Hammadi, N. & Sherrill, S. Feeding cats egg product with anti-Fel d1 antibodies decreases environmental Fel d1 and allergic response. Submitted, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Human Impact
  1. Dávila, I., Dominguez-Ortega, J., Navarro-Pulido, A., Alonso, A., Antolin-Amerigo, D., Gonzalez-Mancebo, E., Martin-Garcia, C., Nunez-Acevedo, B., Prior, N., …Torrecillas, M. (2018). Consensus document on dog and cat allergy. Allergy73(6), 1206-1222. doi: 10.1111/all.13391  
  2. Satyaraj, E., Li, Q., Sun, P. & Sherrill, S. Anti-Fel d1 immunoglobulin Y antibody-containing egg ingredient lowers allergen levels in cat saliva. Submitted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  3. Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Filipi, I., Cramer, K. & Sherrill, S. (2019). Reduction of active Fel d1 from cats using an antiFel d1 egg IgY antibody. Immunity, Inflammation & Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/iid3.244
  4. Wedner, H.J., Mantia, T., Satyaraj, E., Gardner, C., Al-Hammadi, N. & Sherrill, S. Feeding cats egg product with anti-Fel d1 antibodies decreases environmental Fel d1 and allergic response. Submitted, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Cat Hair Is Not The Cause Of Allergies To Cats
  1. Bonnet, B., Messaoudi, K., Jacomet, F., Michaud, E. Fauquert, J.L., Caillaud, D., & Evrard, B. (2018). An update on molecular cat allergens: Fel d1 and what else? Chapter 1: Fel d1, the major cat allergen. Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 14, 14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0239-8
  2. Salo, P.M., Cohn, R.D., & Zeldin, D.C. (2018). Bedroom allergen exposure beyond house dust mites. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 18, 52. doi: 10.1007/s11882-018-0805-7 
  3. Zahradnik, E. & Raulf, M. (2017). Respiratory allergens from furred mammals: environmental and occupational exposure. Veterinary Sciences 4, 38. doi: 10.3390/vetsci4030038 
  4. van Ree, R., van Leeuwen, W., Bulder, I., Bond, J. & Aalberse, R. (1999). Purified natural and recombinant Fel d1 and cat albumin in in vitro diagnostics for cat allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 104, 1223-1230.
  5. Luczynska, C., Li, Y., Chapman, M., & Platts-Mills, T. (1990). Airborne concentrations and particle size distribution of allergen derived from domestic cats (Felis domesticus). Measurements using cascade impactor, liquid impinger, and a two-site monoclonal antibody assay for Fel d1. American Review Respiratory Diseases, 141, 361-367.
  6. Kelly, S.M., Karsh, J., Marcelo, J., Boeckh, D., Stepner, N., Litt, D.,...Yang, W.H. (2018). Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in cat fur, saliva and urine. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.033 
  7. Bartholome, K., Kissler, W., Baer, H., Kopietz Schulte, E., & Wahn, U. (1985). Where does cat allergen 1 come from? Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 76, 503-506.
  8. Dabrowski, A., Van der Brempt, X., Soler, M., Seguret, N., Lucciani, P., Charpin, D., & Vervloet, D. (1990). Cat skin as an important source of Fel d1 allergen. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 86, 462-465.
There Are No Allergen-Free Or “Hypoallergenic” Cats
  1. Bastien, B., Gardner, C. & Satyaraj, E. (2019). Influence of phenotype on salivary Fel d1 in domestic shorthair cats. Accepted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  2. Bonnet, B., Messaoudi, K., Jacomet, F., Michaud, E. Fauquert, J.L., Caillaud, D., & Evrard, B. (2018). An update on molecular cat allergens: Fel d1 and what else? Chapter 1: Fel d1, the major cat allergen. Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 14, 14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0239-8
  3. Kelly, S.M., Karsh, J., Marcelo, J., Boeckh, D., Stepner, N., Litt, D.,...Yang, W.H. (2018). Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in cat fur, saliva and urine. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.033
  4. Dávila, I., Dominguez-Ortega, J., Navarro-Pulido, A., Alonso, A., Antolin-Amerigo, D., Gonzalez-Mancebo, E., Martin-Garcia, C., Nunez-Acevedo, B., Prior, N.,…Torrecillas, M. (2018). Consensus document on dog and cat allergy. Allergy, 73, 1206-1222. doi: 10.1111/all.13391
  5. Salo, P.M., Cohn, R.D., & Zeldin, D.C. (2018). Bedroom allergen exposure beyond house dust mites. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 18, 52. doi: 10.1007/s11882-018-0805-7
  6. Butt, A., Rashid, D., & Lockey, R. (2012). Do Hypoallergenic cats and dogs exist?  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 108, 74-76.
  7. Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G., & Havstad, S. (2008). Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d1 levels in homes. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology 101, 47-50.
  8. Luczynska, C., Li, Y., Chapman, M., & Platts-Mills, T. (1990). Airborne concentrations and particle size distribution of allergen derived from domestic cats (Felis domesticus). Measurements using cascade impactor, liquid impinger, and a two-site monoclonal antibody assay for Fel d1. American Review Respiratory Diseases, 141, 361-367.
Hair Color And Length Have No Influence On Allergen Production
  1. Bastien, B., Gardner, C. & Satyaraj, E. (2019). Influence of phenotype on salivary Fel d1 in domestic shorthair cats. Accepted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  2. Bonnet, B., Messaoudi, K., Jacomet, F., Michaud, E. Fauquert, J.L., Caillaud, D., & Evrard, B. (2018). An update on molecular cat allergens: Fel d1 and what else? Chapter 1: Fel d1, the major cat allergen. Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 14, 14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0239-8
  3. Kelly, S.M., Karsh, J., Marcelo, J., Boeckh, D., Stepner, N., Litt, D.,...Yang, W.H. (2018). Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in cat fur, saliva and urine. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.033
  4. Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G. & Havstad S. (2008). Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d1 levels in homes. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 101, 47-50.
  5. Siebers, R., Healy, B., Holt, S., Peters, S., Crane, J. & Fitzharris, P. (2001). Fel d1 levels in domestic living rooms are not related to cat color or hair length. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 108, 652-653. doi: 10.1067/mai.2001.118788
Sex Is The Only Physical Characteristic That Relates To Allergen Production
  1. Kelly, S.M., Karsh, J., Marcelo, J., Boeckh, D., Stepner, N., Litt, D.,...Yang, W.H. (2018). Fel d1 and Fel d4 levels in cat fur, saliva and urine. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.033
  2. Bonnett, B., Messaoudi, K., Jacomet, F., Michaud, E., Fauquert, J.L., Caillaud, D., & Evrard, B. (2018). An update on molecular cat allergens: Fel d1 and what else? Chapter 1: Fel d1, the major cat allergen. Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 14, 14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0239-8 
  3. Butt, A., Rashid, D. & Lockey, R. (2012). Do hypoallergenic cats and dogs exist?  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 108, 74-76.
  4. Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G. & Havstad, S. (2008). Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d 1 levels in homes. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 101, 47-50.
  5. Siebers, R., Healy, B., Holt, S., Peters, S., Crane, J. & Fitzharris, P. (2001). Fel d1 levels in domestic living rooms are not related to cat color or hair length. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 108, 652-653. doi: 10.1067/mai.2001.118788
  6. Platts-Mills, T.A.E., Vervloet, D., Thomas, W.R., Aalberse, R.C. & Chapman, M.D. (1997). Indoor allergens and asthma: report of the Third International Workshop. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 100, S2-S24. doi10.1016/S0091-6749(97)70292-6 
  7. Zielonka, T., Charpin, D., Berbis, P., Luciani, P., Cassanova, D. & Vervloet, D. (1994). Effects of castration and testosterone on Fel d 1 production by sebaceous glands of male cats: I. Immunological assessment. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 24, 1169-1173.
  8. Ramadour, M., Birbnaum, J., Magalon, C., Lanteaume, A., Charpin, D. & Vervloet, D. (1998). Cat sex differences in major allergen production (Fel d1). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 10, 282-284.
  9. Jalil-Colome, J., de Andrade, A.D., Birnbaum, J., Casanova, D., Mege, J.-L., Lanteaume, A., Charpin, D., & Vervloet, D. (1996). Sex difference in Fel d1 allergen production. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology98(1), 165-168.
  10. Morgenstern, J.P., Griffith, I.J., Brauer, A.W., Rogers, B.L., Bond, J.F., Chapman, M.D. & Kuo, M.C. (1991). Amino acid sequence of Fel dI, the major allergen of the domestic cat: protein sequence analysis and cDNA cloning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 88, 9690-9694.
  11. Bastien, B., Gardner, C. & Satyaraj, E. (2019). Influence of phenotype on salivary Fel d1 in domestic shorthair cats. Accepted, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
Avoiding Cats May Not Eliminate Allergic Reactions
  1. Dávila, I., Dominguez-Ortega, J., Navarro-Pulido, A., Alonso, A., Antolin-Amerigo, D., Gonzalez-Mancebo, E., Martin-Garcia, C., Nunez-Acevedo, B., Prior, N.,…Torrecillas, M. (2018). Consensus document on dog and cat allergy. Allergy, 73, 1206-1222. doi: 10.1111/all.13391
  2. Salo, P.M., Cohn, R.D., & Zeldin, D.C. (2018). Bedroom allergen exposure beyond house dust mites. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, 18, 52. doi: 10.1007/s11882-018-0805-7 
  3. Bonnet, B., Messaoudi, K., Jacomet, F., Michaud, E., Fauquert, J.L., Caillaud, D., & Evrard, B. (2018). An update on molecular cat allergens: Fel d1 and what else? Chapter 1: Fel d1, the major cat allergen. Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology, 14, 14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-018-0239-8 
  4. Zahradnik, E. & Raulf, M. (2017). Respiratory allergens from furred mammals: environmental and occupational exposure. Veterinary Sciences, 4, 38. doi: 10.3390/vetsci4030038 
  5. Grönlund, H., Saarne, T., Gafvelin, G. and van Hage, M. (2009). The major cat allergen, Fel d1, in diagnosis and therapy. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 151, 265-274.
  6. Morgenstern, J.P., Griffith, I.J., Brauer, A.W., Rogers, B.L., Bond, J.F., Chapman, M.D. & Kuo, M.C. (1991). Amino acid sequence of Fel dI, the major allergen of the domestic cat: Protein sequence analysis and cDNA cloning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 88, 9690-9694.
  7. Duffort, O., Carreira, J., Nitti, G., Polo, F. & Lombardero, M. (1991). Studies on the biochemical structure of the major cat allergen Felis domesticus I. Molecular Immunology, 28,301-309.
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