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Absence of relationship between tuberculin reactivity and atopy in BCG vaccinated young adults
BACKGROUND An inverse association between tuberculin responses and atopy has been observed in Japanese children, indicating that BCG immunisation, subclinical exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosisExpand
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Tuberculin reactivity: prevalence and predictors in BCG-vaccinated young Norwegian adults.
We studied tuberculin reactivity in young Norwegian adults and its possible dependency on age, gender, previous BCG vaccination, smoking habits, occupational exposure, diet as well as years ofExpand
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Comparing the adrenaline-Pirquet test with international PPD tuberculin tests.
Several tuberculins, strengths and setting methods are in everyday use. We wanted to compare the Norwegian reference adrenaline Pirquet test with the internationally recommended Mantoux PPD test andExpand
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Absence of relationship between tuberculin reactivity and asthmatic symptoms, level of FEV1 and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in BCG vaccinated young adults
Background: Some recent studies have suggested that bacillus Calmette‐Guérin (BCG) vaccination or mycobacterial infection early in life is inversely related to asthma. We wondered if an increase inExpand
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Improved haemodynamics but reduced arterial blood oxygenation, at rest and during exercise after long-term oral prazosin therapy in chronic cor pulmonale.
The effect of vasodilator therapy in chronic obstructive lung disease with pulmonary hypertension was evaluated in eight patients during oral prazosin therapy (2-10 mg day-1). After one week,Expand
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Tuberculin test variability: using the Norwegian Adrenaline-Pirquet method.
SETTING Chest Unit, Bergen, Norway. OBJECTIVES To study the agreement between two Adrenaline-Pirquet tuberculin tests and compare reactivity in groups read after 2, 3 and 4 days. DESIGNExpand
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Notification of tuberculosis in the south-west health region of Norway: incidence and trends.
A survey of tuberculosis notification from the south-west health region of Norway showed a decrease from 17.7 cases of tuberculosis per 100,000 population during 1969-1973 to 12.3 cases per 100,000Expand
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[Pulmonary tuberculosis--a diagnostic challenge].
[Missing 66-year olds in Lübeck--or a page from the history of BCG vaccination].
  • H F Jentoft
  • Medicine
  • Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…
  • 1996