Certificate of compliance

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

is in compliance with the HONcode

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15 Years

Certificate validity: 01 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

09 Apr 2001

Certificate validity:

01 Dec 2016 - Dec 2017

Date of last visit:

01 Dec 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.


The content for the website is developed and approved by ASCIA Committee and ASCIA Working Party Members.

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The ASCIA website is intended for use by ASCIA members, other health professionals, the general public and media. The content provided is for education, communication and information purposes only and is not intended to replace or constitute medical advice or treatments.

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When you visit the ASCIA website, ASCIA will not collect personally identifiable information about you, unless such information is provided voluntarily by you. The personally identifiable information collected by ASCIA is strictly confidential and ASCIA will not reveal, disclose, sell, distribute, share or otherwise pass on to any third parties any personal information that you may have provided unless permitted by law or ASCIA has your express written consent to do so. You should also be aware that non-personal information and data might be automatically collected through the use of "cookies". Cookies are pieces of information that a website can use to recognise repeated usage, facilitate the users on getting access to and use of the website and allow a website to track usage behaviour and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvement and targeted advertising. The use of cookies is standard and you will find that most websites use them. Most Internet browsers are preset to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used.
Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyse the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, may be found here, www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

1. Sicherer SH. Clinical implications of cross-reactive food allergens. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2001: 108: 881-90.
2. Tanaka, R., K. Ichikawa, et al. Clinical characteristics of seafood allergy and classification of 10 seafood allergens by
cluster analysis Arerugi 2000; 49(6): 479-86.

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Content last updated November 2016

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

How to contact ASCIA

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The ASCIA website is directly funded by ASCIA and therefore ASCIA does not seek nor receive any educational grants to fund this website.

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Hence there are no conflicts of interest regarding the sources of funding and the editorial content of the website.

The ASCIA website does not accept advertising. Any link to a third-party website does not imply any endorsement by ASCIA.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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