Chamika De Silva

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Scattered or diffuse myonecrosis is the histopathologic basis for muscle pain and tenderness due to bites by Vipera russelli pulchella in Sri Lanka. These lesions may even occur without any clinical symptoms. Subclinical lesions may form one end of continuous spectrum, with the other being severe pain and muscle tenderness with rhabdomyolysis and(More)
Hypersensitivity to the chicken egg is a widespread disorder mainly affecting 1-2% of children worldwide. It is the second most common food allergy in children, next to cow's milk allergy. Egg allergy is mainly caused by hypersensitivity to four allergens found in the egg white; ovomucoid, ovalbumin, ovotransferrin and lysozyme. However, some research(More)
Allergy to hen's (Gallus domesticus) egg white is one of the most common forms of food allergy. Allergy to hen's yolk also exists however, to a lesser extent when compared to egg white allergy. Two minor allergens from the hen's egg yolk known as α-livetin (Gal d 5) and YGP42 (Gal d 6) were discovered recently. In this study, we investigated whether(More)
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