Allergocon is an international meeting hosted at Christian Medical College (Vellore, India) focused on emerging topics in clinical allergy, asthma and immunology. To that end, attendees are strongly encouraged to submit findings of original scientific research or a medically challenging case for poster presentation during the meeting. Authors of the best 3 posters from each category will be invited to give a 10-minute oral presentation on January 13, 2024.

Abstract Presentations

  1.  Only original abstracts will be accepted. Abstracts previously accepted and/or published should not be submitted.
  2. When previously published figures or tables are used, the author must obtain written permission from the copyright holder (usually the publisher) to reproduce the material. An appropriate credit line should be included in the figure legend or table footnote, and full publication information should be cited in the reference list.
  3. Please review your submission carefully to make sure that all appropriate data and all authors are listed and in the correct order. Deadline for submission is December 22, 2023.

Abstract Length

  • There is a limit of 15 words for the title and 250 words for the body of your abstract submission.

Use of Figures

  • You may add one figure to your abstract, however, it is recommended that results be shown in narrative form. The figure must be submitted as a jpg file and cannot exceed 500kb.

Submission details

  1.  List the authors in the order in which they should appear in the abstract. If you are the presenting author, your name needs to be listed first in the author block
  2. First Name, Middle Initial and Last Name
  3. Company/Institution Name
  4. City, State and Country
  5. Author Email

Organization of Abstract Body

  1. Introduction: A brief introduction indicating the reason for the study
  2.  Methods: A description of the methods used to evaluate the study (do not include laboratory techniques)
  3. Results: Specific data necessary to evaluate the abstract (should occupy 1/2 to 2/3 of the abstract)
  4. Conclusion: A brief conclusion indicating

Medically challenging cases should illustrate one of the following:

  • The management of novel or very uncommon diseases
  • A common disease presenting in an uncommon way
  • An uncommon disease masquerading as something more common
  • Cases which expand understanding of disease pathogenesis
  • Cases where the teaching point is based on an error
  • Cases which allow us to re-think established medical lore
  • Unreported adverse effects of interventions (drug, procedural, or other)

Organization of Abstract Body

  • Introduction: Describe the context of the case and explain its relevance and importance.
  • Case Description: When reporting the case, follow the basic rules of medical communication; describe in sequence the history, physical examination, investigative studies, and the patient’s progress and outcome.
  • Discussion: Review why decisions were made and extract the lesson from the case.