immunoglobulin E

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immunoglobulin E

[‚im·yə·nō‚gläb·yə·lən ′ē]
(immunology)
A class of immunoglobulins present in minute amounts in normal human serum that is active against parasites and acts as a mediator of immediate hypersensitivity. Abbreviated IgE. Also known as reagin.
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The role we propose for IgE measurement is in patients with multisystem early-childhood autoimmune disease in whom STAT3 GoF mutations are being considered.
All serum total IgE and honeybee venom sIgE tests were finished with ImmunoCAP system (Pharmacia, Uppsala, Sweden) in clinical allergy laboratory of PUMCH.
Total IgE level was determined using Unicap 100 (Pharmacia AB Diagnostics, Uppsala, Sweden).
Diagnosis of IgE-mediated urticarial or anaphylactic reactions to mammalian meat is made on the basis of the presence of serum IgE antibodies to alpha-gal.
Los basofilos humanos son potentes productores de IL-4 (14) y la IgE induce dicha produccion, lo cual indica su efecto sobre el balance Thi-Th2 en la malaria (15).
These results suggest a potential therapeutic option using components of green tea to treat asthma and other diseases of altered IgE regulation.
A myriad of allergens, ranging from ragweed pollen to bee venom to peanuts, can set off IgE antibodies, resulting in allergic reactions within seconds.
IgE levels of the patients were measured during migraine attack and in the interictal period, and were compared with IgE levels of controls.
In this 2010 study, van Esch and colleagues used CD25 mAb to deplete CD25 T cells that produce IgE.
5) The truth of this fact was demonstrated in a study of blinded samples of known IgE concentrations distributed to six laboratories using five testing protocols for 17 aeroallergens.