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Reynold M. Karr, M.D.


Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356428
Seattle, WA 98195-6428


Phone: 206-543-3414
Fax: 206-685-9397




  • M.D. University of Maryland, 1969
  • Internship, Orange County Medical Center, University of California, Irvine, 1970
  • Residency, Orange County Medical Center, University of California, Irvine, 1972
  • Fellowship in Clinical Immunology, University of Colorado Medical Center, 1974



  • Autoimmunity
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Drug allergy




Karr RM, Lehrer SB, Butcher BT, Wilson MR, and Salvaggio JE (1981). An approach to fungal antigen relationships by radioallergosorbent test inhibition. J Allergy Clin Immunol 67(3):194-198.

Lehrer SB, Wilson MR, Karr RM, and Salvaggio JE (1980). IgE antibody response of smokers, non-smokers, and “smoke-sensitive” persons to tobacco leaf and smoke antigens. Am Rev Respir Dis 121(1):168-170..

Lehrer SB, Karr RM, Muller DJG, and Salvaggio JE (1980). Detection of castor allergens in castor wax. Clin Allergy 10(1):33-41.

Karr RM (1979). Bronchoprovocation studies in coffee workers’ asthma. J Allergy Clin Immmunol 64(6 Pt 2):650-654.

Butcher BT, Karr RM, Wilson MR, O'Neil CE, and Salvaggio JE (1979). Inhalation challenge and pharmacologic studies of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) sensitive workers. J Allergy Clin Immunol 64(2):146-152.

Lehrer SB, Karr RM, and Salvaggio JE (1978). Extraction and analysis of coffee bean allergens. J Clin Immunol 8(3):217-226.



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