ausEE Inc. is an Australian charity providing support and information to anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone with an Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorder (EGID) including Eosinophilic oEsophagitis (EoE), Eosinophilic Gastritis, Eosinophilic Duodenitis, Eosinophilic Enteritis, Eosinophilic Colitis and Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis. We are committed to raising public awareness and supporting the medical community for further research into eosinophilic disorders in Australia.
Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGIDs) occur when eosinophils (pronounced ee-oh-sin-oh-fills), a type of white blood cell, are found in above-normal amounts within the gastrointestinal tract. The eosinophils can accumulate in the gut in response to food and/or airborne allergens and can cause inflammation and tissue damage. Learn more...
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