aeroallergen


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aeroallergen

[‚e·rō′al·ər·jən]
(medicine)
Any airborne particulate matter that can induce allergic responses in sensitive persons.
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2010), this is the first report demonstrating a specific IgE response using human sera from chronic rhinitis patients, with or without IgE-mediated sensitization to common aeroallergens.
What is clear is that scientific evidence shows that pets are carriers of bacteria and parasites and are potentially problematic as sources of aeroallergens.
Dog dander, short ragweed, and Timothy grass, are common aeroallergen specificities, that were repeated in 2 assay cycles with different specimens to assess assay robustness with different allergen-specificity distributions of IgE antibody.
Biphasic response against aeroallergen in atopic dermatitis showing a switch from an initial Th2 response to a Th1 response in situ: An immunochemical study.
Using a murine fungal aeroallergen model to mimic human asthma, we have tracked the presence of T and B lymphocytes as well as plasma cells in the lung during the progression of the disease.
This drug is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe asthma in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older that have a positive skin test or in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen.
In contrast, when burded by maldigested antigens or antigens from dysbiotic intestinal pathogens and parasites, our immune defenses are less able to neutralize infectious or aeroallergen antigens and haptens.
Postolache suggested some possible physiological mechanisms that could mediate the link between allergies, especially aeroallergen allergies, and psychiatric effects, based on evidence from animal studies.
Air samples collected at certified pollen stations are used to count numbers and types of pollen and fungal spores, and these counts are used by allergists to predict the greatest risk for pollinosis in individuals due to the presence of a particular aeroallergen.
The book includes a glossary of common terms and aeroallergen panels.
Differences between the IML and CAP in terms of their agreement with skin testing were not statistically significant for the individual aeroallergens; however, for the aeroallergen group as a whole, the difference, favoring the IML, was significant.