cutaneous anaphylaxis


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Related to cutaneous anaphylaxis: Passive transfer anaphylaxis, acquired anaphylaxis

cutaneous anaphylaxis

[kyü′tā·nē·əs an·ə·fə′lak·səs]
(immunology)
Hypersensitivity that is marked by an intense skin reaction following parenteral contact with a sensitizing agent.
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A new method for extraction of extravasated dye in the skin and the influence of fasting stress on passive cutaneous anaphylaxis in guinea pigs and rats.
We reveal for the first time that rottlerin prevented passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) and passive systemic anaphylaxis (PSA) in mice, ovalbumin (OVA)-induced anaphylactic contraction of bronchial rings from guinea pigs, and IgE-induced mast cell degranulation, probably via inhibition of the activation of PLC[gamma]l and Akt, and reduction of the levels of [IP.sub.3] and intracellular [Ca.sub.2+]
The sera were stored at -20[degrees]C until analyses for antigen-specific IgG titers by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and antigen IgE by ELISA and passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) test in naive rats.

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