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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(1,2) The spectrum of manifestations in this inflammatory reaction can range from mildly uncomfortable to dangerous phenomenon, (3) such as sensitization to aeroallergens of plants that may be associated with serious morbidity.
Omalizumab, an anti-IgE monoclonal antibody, is recommended for patients at least 6 years of age with allergic asthma, as determined by in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen or positive skin test responses, and symptoms uncontrolled on GINA step 4 treatment.
Aeroallergen sensitization in asthma: prevalence and correlation with severity.
Hypersensitivity response of each patient was assessed by using conventional skin prick tests against 16 common aeroallergens according to an earlier report [40].
It is a comparative case-control study that comprised of 110 aeroallergen sensitized patients and 40 healthy controls.
This article explores the comorbidity between AD, food allergy, aeroallergen sensitisation, asthma and allergic rhinitis in South African (SA) children.
Food allergen and aeroallergen testing by SPTs was performed at the Allergy Testing Department, Clinical Department for Children's Diseases, Tuzla UCC.
Aeroallergen sensitivity was detected as 25.8% in the late-preterm group; 34.5% and 15.1% were diagnosed as having asthma and non-asthmatic atopy, respectively.
We used the following major search terms as Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and all-field text words, as appropriate: immunology, pollen, aeroallergen, allergy, allergens, atopy, sensitize (or sensitise), sensitized (or sensitised), sensitization (or sensitisation), hypersensitivity, skin test, and Immunoglobulin E.
In this form of rhinitis, aeroallergen components of mold fungi can in addition lead to macrophage and T cell activation that can be observed as an increased level of factors such as TSLP and GM-CSF in the local cytokine profile of these patients.
These reports raise an alarm to increasing ground-level ozone levels, increasing pollution such as particulate matter (PM), carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (N[O.sub.2]) through wildfires, extreme heat events, and higher aeroallergen concentrations, all of which may impact the health of at-risk populations, especially children suffering from asthma, respiratory allergies, and airway disease [12].