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Evaluation of a school-based asthma education program for inner-city children.
BACKGROUND We have previously reported a high prevalence of current asthma-related symptoms affecting predominantly Hispanic, socioeconomically disadvantaged schoolchildren in Southeast San Diego. Expand
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Familial carboxypeptidase N deficiency.
Carboxypeptidase N is a serum metalloenzyme that inactivates C3a, C4a, C5a, bradykinin, kalladin, and fibrinopeptides. Of 172 sera from patients with chronic urticaria or angioedema, one had aExpand
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Peripheral CD4+/CD8+ T-lymphocyte counts estimated by an immunocapture method in the normal healthy south Indian adults and HIV seropositive individuals.
BACKGROUND Flow cytometry is the standard method for the estimation of CD4/CD8 counts, but the high initial investment for this instrument and costly reagents make it unaffordable to most of theExpand
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Epidemiology of asthma and allergic rhinitis in a total community, Tecumseh, Michigan. IV. Natural history.
Abstract The incidence and remission of allergic rhinitis and asthma were studied in 6,563 residents of Tecumseh, Michigan, who were examined on two occasions separated by an average interval of 4Expand
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The vexing urticaria problem: present concepts of etiology and management.
Abstract The recognition and symptomatic management of urticaria and angioneurotic edema usually are quite simple. Good long-range results, however, in the treatment of such cases require theExpand
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Epidemiology of asthma and allergic rhinitis in a total community, Tecumseh, Michigan. 3. Second survey of the community.
Abstract The prevalence and cumulative prevalence of asthma and allergic rhinitis are described in a total community, Tecumseh, Michigan. Criteria are defined for probable and suspect diagnosticExpand
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Effect of histamine and methacholine on nasal airway resistance in atopic and nonatopic subjects. Comparison with bronchial challenge and skin test responses.
Serial nasal, intracutaneous, or bronchial challenges were carried out with solutions containing 2- or 3-fold increments in histamine (H) or methacholine (Meth) concentration until nasal airwayExpand
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Inhalant allergy due to crickets.
Two employees developed allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma which was occupationally related to raising crickets. Skin tests, bronchial challenge, radioallergosorbent test (RAST), in vitroExpand
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Occupational asthma following inhalation of moth particles.
Abstract Because their larvae are desirable live fish bait, bee moths ( Galleria mellonella ; waxworm) are raised in captivity. One of 18 persons, employed over a period of eight years at aExpand
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