Wojciech Barg

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence rate of latex sensitization and latex allergy among children with spina bifida and to evaluate risk factors for natural rubber latex hypersensitivity. METHODS A total of 34 children between 2.5 and 17 years of age participated in the study. Participants completed a questionnaire and(More)
Exercise-induced anaphylaxis (EIA) and food-dependent, exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FDEIA) are rare but potentially life-threatening clinical syndromes in which association with exercise is crucial. The range of triggering physical activities is broad, including as mild an effort as a stroll. EIA is not fully repeatable (ie, the same exercise may not(More)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, affects the condition of the entire human organism and causes multiple comorbidities. Pathological lung changes lead to quantitative changes in the composition of the metabolites in different body fluids. The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, OSAS, occurs in conjunction with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(More)
The complex relationship between the local inflammatory response and the spread of airway mycosis during prolonged glucocorticoid therapy in bronchial asthma patients remains unclear. We assessed the ability of airway leukocytes to produce nitric oxide (NO) in relation to differential inflammatory cell counts, levels of asthma severity, and coexisting(More)
We appreciate Maniscalco and Motta's comments on our recently published article ''Fusion of the 1 H NMR data of serum, urine and exhaled breath condensate in order to discriminate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome'' (Zabek et al. 2015) and we are grateful for the opportunity to clarify a number of points from our(More)
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