Stefan Wohrl

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BACKGROUND There is evidence that selenium levels are relatively low in Europe and may be falling. Low levels of selenium or low activity of some of the enzymes dependent on selenium have been associated with asthma. METHODS The GA(2)LEN network has organized a multicentre case-control study in Europe to assess the relation of plasma selenium to asthma.(More)
Lipid transfer protein (LTP) is a major allergen in peach often causing anaphylactic reactions with a high prevalence of sensitization in the Mediterranean area. The prevalence of LTP sensitization in Central Europe is currently unknown, where the diagnosis is complicated by a high background sensitization to the major birch pollen allergen, Bet v 1, and(More)
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