passive cutaneous anaphylaxis


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passive cutaneous anaphylaxis

[′pas·iv kyü′tā·nē·əs ‚an·ə·fə′lak·səs]
(immunology)
The vascular reaction at the site of intradermally injected antibody when, 3 hours later, the specific antigen, usually mixed with Evans blue dye, is injected intravenously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Passive cutaneous anaphylaxis. To confirm the presence or absence of anaphylactic antibodies, rat sera were also tested by PCA essentially as described previously by Ovary (1964).
In this study, we investigated the effect of cycloartenyl ferulate, a major component of rice bran-derived [gamma]-oryzanol, as an anti allergic agent in passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) reaction and mast cell degranulation, and we further demonstrated that this component had a novel effect on IgE.
Anti-DNP IgE-mediated passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA)
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