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Allery & Immunology

Sverrir Gauti Ríkardsson, Yrsa B Löve, Gudmundur H Jörgensen, Davíd Gíslason, Björn Rúnar Lúdvíksson
INTRODUCTION: The prevelance of allery and asthma has increased rapidly over the last 3 decades and is now estimated that 25-30% of population in Western industrialized countries show symptoms of allergy or asthma. The aim of this study was to reveal the success of allergen immunotherapy (AIT) in Landspitali from 1977-2006. MATERIAL AND METHODS: During the study period a total number of 289 individuals underwent immunotherapy in outpatient clinic of allergy and asthma in Landspítali...
July 2010: Læknablađiđ
A Amici, F M De Benedictis, S Crupi, P Alleri, G Troianello
The present report deals with a patient affected by idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis. The diagnosis was made by pulmonary biopsy and ultrastructural and immunological study. We are treating the patient with iron therapy and desferrioxamine.
March 1984: La Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica: Medical and Surgical Pediatrics
F Marechal, G Berthiot, G Deltour
There is not as yet a specific marker for lung cancer. We tested the specificity of six serum markers using radio-immunological assays (CA-50, CA-19.9, CA-125, CA-15.3, Enolase, CEA) in 60 patients with non-neoplastic diseases of the lung (COPD: 28 patients, acute pneumonia: 23 patients, allery: 9 patients). No correlation was found between the percentage of false positivities on the one hand, and sex, age and smoking habits on the other. CA-125 proved to be positive in 74% of acute pneumonia cases. The rate of false positive values is low with CEA (3...
July 1988: Anticancer Research
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