Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

7057.   Aguilar Leon DE, Novelo Retana V, Martinez-Cordero E. Anti-avian antibodies and rheumatoid factor in pigeon hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):226-32.

7058.   Alvarez-Puebla MJ, Garcia-Figueroa BE, Tabar-Purroy AI, Olaguibel-Rivera JM.   Discriminant analysis in allergic rhinitis and asthma: methacholine dose-response slope allows a good differentiation between mild asthma and rhinitis. Respir Med. 2003 Jan;97(1):30-6.

7059.   Andre F, Cavagna S, Andre C. Gelatin prepared from tuna skin: a risk factor for fish allergy or sensitization? Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003 Jan;130(1):17-24.

7060.   Aoyagi M, Shimojo N, Sekine K, Nishimuta T, Kohno Y. Respiratory syncytial virus infection suppresses IFN-gamma production of gammadelta T cells. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Feb;131(2):312-7.

7061.   Bender BG, Leung SB, Leung DY. Actigraphy assessment of sleep disturbance in patients with atopic dermatitis: an objective life quality measure. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Mar;111(3):598-602.

7062.   Boumiza R, Monneret G, Forissier MF, Savoye J, Gutowski MC, Powell WS, Bienvenu J. Marked improvement of the basophil activation test by detecting CD203c instead of CD63. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):259-65.

7063.   Chou H, Chang CY, Tsai JJ, Tang RB, Lee SS, Wang SR, Peng HJ, Shen HD.  The prevalence of IgE antibody reactivity against the alkaline serine protease major allergen of Penicillium chrysogenum increases with the age of asthmatic patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Feb;90(2):248-53.

7064.   Corradi M, Folesani G, Andreoli R, Manini P, Bodini A, Piacentini G, Carraro S, Zanconato S, Baraldi E. Aldehydes and glutathione in exhaled breath condensate of children with asthma exacerbation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 1;167(3):395-9.

7065.   De Boissieu D, Waguet JC, Dupont C. The atopy patch tests for detection of cow's milk allergy with digestive symptoms. J Pediatr. 2003 Feb;142(2):203-5.

7066.   Eaton DA, Roland PS, Mabry RL, Shoup AG. Electrocochleography and intranasal allergen challenge as investigational tools in patients with inhalant allergy and Meniere's disease. Laryngoscope. 2003 Jan;113(1):33-6.

7067.   Gonzalez-Quintela A, Gude F, Boquete O, Rey J, Meijide LM, Suarez F, Fernandez-Merino MC, Perez LF, Vidal C. Association of alcohol consumption with total serum immunoglobulin E levels and allergic sensitization in an adult population-based survey. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):199-205.

7068.   Hamilton RG, Adkinson NF Jr. 23. Clinical laboratory assessment of IgE-dependent hypersensitivity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2 Suppl):S687-701. Review.

7069.   Holgate ST, Peters-Golden M. Introduction: the anti-inflammatory role of cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonists in asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Jan;111(1 Suppl):S1-4.

7070.   Jin GB, Nakayama H, Shmyhlo M, Inoue S, Kondo M, Ikezawa Z, Ouchi Y, Cyong JC.  High positive frequency of antibodies to metallothionein and heat shock protein 70 in sera of patients with metal allergy. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Feb;131(2):275-9.

7071.   Kaito K, Otsubo H, Ogasawara Y, Kimura H, Kurihara E, Koike M, Aiso M, Kobayashi M. Serum soluble interleukin-2 receptor in eosinophilia. Acta Haematol. 2003;109(1):23-8.

7072.   Linneberg A, Petersen J, Nielsen NH, Madsen F, Frolund L, Dirksen A, Jorgensen T. The relationship of alcohol consumption to total immunoglobulin E and the development of immunoglobulin E sensitization: the Copenhagen Allergy Study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):192-8.

7073.   Mayorga C, Torres MJ, Corzo JL, Alvarez J, Garcia JA, Rodriguez CA, Blanca M, Jurado A. Immediate allergy to tetanus toxoid vaccine: determination of immunoglobulin E and immunoglobulin G antibodies to allergenic proteins. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Feb;90(2):238-43.

7074.   Oura H, Bertoncini J, Velasco P, Brown LF, Carmeliet P, Detmar M. A critical role of placental growth factor in the induction of inflammation and edema formation. Blood. 2003 Jan 15;101(2):560-7.

7075.   Pham DN, Chu HW, Martin RJ, Kraft M. Increased matrix metalloproteinase-9 with elastolysis in nocturnal asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Jan;90(1):72-8.

7076.   Silkoff P.  Exhaled nitric oxide as a diagnostic tool. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 15;167(4):665-6; author reply 665-6.

7077.   Skowron M, Perret E, Marano F, Caput D, Tournier F. Interleukin-13 alters mucociliary differentiation of human nasal epithelial cells. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):373S-4S. Review.

7078.   Tamura Y, Kawaguchi J, Serizawa N, Hirahara K, Shiraishi A, Nigi H, Taniguchi Y, Toda M, Inouye S, Takemori T, Sakaguchi M. Analysis of sequential immunoglobulin E-binding epitope of Japanese cedar pollen allergen (Cry j 2) in humans, monkeys and mice. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):211-7.

7079.   Wang CL, Wu YT, Liu CA, Lin MW, Lee CJ, Huang LT, Yang KD. Expression of CD40 ligand on CD4+ T-cells and platelets correlated to the coronary artery lesion and disease progress in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics. 2003 Feb;111(2):E140-7.

7080.   Wang L, McParland BE, Pare PD. The functional consequences of structural changes in the airways: implications for airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):356S-62S. Review.

7081.   Wessler I, Reinheimer T, Kilbinger H, Bittinger F, Kirkpatrick CJ, Saloga J, Knop J. Increased acetylcholine levels in skin biopsies of patients with atopic dermatitis. Life Sci. 2003 Mar 28;72(18-19):2169-72.

7082.   Yu CJ, Lin YF, Chiang BL, Chow LP. Proteomics and immunological analysis of a novel shrimp allergen, Pen m 2. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 1;170(1):445-53.

7083.   Zheng X, Nakamura K, Furukawa H, Nishibu A, Takahashi M, Tojo M, Kaneko F, Kakinuma T, Tamaki K. Demonstration of TARC and CCR4 mRNA expression and distribution using in situ RT-PCR in the lesional skin of atopic dermatitis. J Dermatol. 2003 Jan;30(1):26-32.



7084.   Bergeron C, Page N, Barbeau B, Chakir J. Interleukin-4 promotes airway remodeling in asthma: regulation of procollagen I (alpha1) gene by interleukin-4. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):424S. Review.

7085.   Dibbern DA Jr, Palmer GW, Williams PB, Bock SA, Dreskin SC. RBL cells expressing human Fc epsilon RI are a sensitive tool for exploring functional IgE-allergen interactions: studies with sera from peanut-sensitive patients. J Immunol Methods. 2003 Mar 1;274(1-2):37-45.

7086.   El Bahlawan L, Christensen M, Binaei S, Murphy C, Zhang Q, Quasney M.  Lack of association between the tumor necrosis factor-alpha regulatory region genetic polymorphisms associated with elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels and children with asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):374S-5S. Review.

7087.   Lobos E, Nutman TB, Hothersall JS, Moncada S. Elevated immunoglobulin E against recombinant Brugia malayi gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase in patients with bancroftian filariasis: association with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia or putative immunity. Infect Immun. 2003 Feb;71(2):747-53.

7088.   Roche N, Stirling RG, Lim S, Oliver BG, Oates T, Jazrawi E, Caramori G, Chung KF. Effect of acute and chronic inflammatory stimuli on expression of protease-activated receptors 1 and 2 in alveolar macrophages. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2):367-73.

7089.   Sekiya T, Tsunemi Y, Miyamasu M, Ohta K, Morita A, Saeki H, Matsushima K, Yoshie O, Tsuchiya N, Yamaguchi M, Yamamoto K, Tamaki K, Hirai K.  Variations in the human Th2-specific chemokine TARC gene. Immunogenetics. 2003 Jan;54(10):742-5.

7090.   Vercelli D. Learning from discrepancies: CD14 polymorphisms, atopy and the endotoxin switch. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):153-5.


7091.   Himly M, Jahn-Schmid B, Dedic A, Kelemen P, Wopfner N, Altmann F, van Ree R, Briza P, Richter K, Ebner C, Ferreira F. Art v 1, the major allergen of mugwort pollen, is a modular glycoprotein with a defensin-like and a hydroxyproline-rich domain. FASEB J. 2003 Jan;17(1):106-8.

7092.   Smithers M, O'Connell K, MacFadyen S, Chambers M, Greenwood K, Boyce A, Abdul-Jabbar I, Barker K, Grimmett K, Walpole E, Thomas R. Clinical response after intradermal immature dendritic cell vaccination in metastatic melanoma is associated with immune response to particulate antigen. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2003 Jan;52(1):41-52.