Maria A Enrione

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Anaphylactic sensitivity to her husband's seminal fluid occurred in a 46-year-old woman six weeks after a hysterectomy. Her husband was azoospermic as a result of an elective vasectomy. A pooled sample of his seminal fluid was used for skin and laboratory tests. Fractionating (Sephadex G100) chromatography was also performed on his seminal fluid. The(More)
A 30-year-old black albino woman was first observed with a 4-year history of monthly urticarial episodes associated with hypereosinophilia. Hives consistently began at the end of menses and lasted for 1 to 2 weeks. A comprehensive evaluation excluded underlying malignancy and infection. There was no evidence of extracutaneous visceral involvement consistent(More)
A 29-year-old male welder reported systemic reactions after exposure to chromium. Inhalation challenge testing to 29 micrograms/m3 of sodium chromate aerosol resulted in late appearing systemic urticaria, angioedema, and severe bronchospasm that occurred at the same time as a threefold rise in plasma histamine. A direct leukocyte inhibitory factor test to(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the spatial distribution of pulmonary blood flow in three groups of piglets: partial liquid ventilation in normal piglets, partial liquid ventilation during acute lung injury, and conventional gas ventilation during acute lung injury. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING A university medical school laboratory approved for(More)
A 2- to 5-hour regimen of rapid venom immunotherapy (RVIT) was administered to 33 patients with anaphylactic sensitivity to Hymenoptera venom in a hospital setting in which full emergency resuscitation equipment was available. The RVIT was administered as 10 increasing doses of each treatment venom every 10 to 15 minutes to achieve a final dose on day 1 of(More)
The incorporation of labeled precursors into ribonucleic acid with cell-free preparations of animal tissues has been observed in a number of laboratories (l-lo). Further studies with partially purified preparations indicate that the proximate precursors are nucleoside trirather than diphosphates (24). These enzyme preparations, unlike deoxyribonucleic acid(More)
We report the case of a 9-month-old girl who presented in septic shock after ingestion of a contaminated herbal supplement commonly used to treat colic. Herbal supplements are widely used by well-meaning parents for many common conditions. Pediatricians should be aware that the variable manufacturing and packaging conditions of herbal supplements can lead(More)
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