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Serological and skin-test diagnosis of birch pollen allergy with recombinant Bet v I, the major birch pollen allergen.

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BACKGROUND: Type I allergy represents a severe health problem in industrialized countries where up to 20% of the population suffer from allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis and allergic asthma bronchiale and in severe cases from anaphylaxis, leading to death. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate recombinant Bet v I, the major birch pollen allergen for in vivo and in vitro diagnosis of birch pollen allergy. METHODS: A group of 51 birch pollen allergic patients and eight non-allergic ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Schönheit-Kenn, U More by this author
Ferreira, F More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
50-60
Publication date:
1996-01-05
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EISSN:
1365-2222
ISSN:
0954-7894
URN:
uuid:f723a4a4-a504-424f-a0f8-3f0912153893
Source identifiers:
69744
Local pid:
pubs:69744

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