[Roles of IL-4, IL-5 and IgE in childhood cough variant asthma].

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OBJECTIVE To study the roles of IL-4, IL-5 and IgE in childhood cough variant asthma (CVA). METHODS The IL-4 and IL-5 levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) and the serum IgE levels were determined using ELISA in children with CVA in the acute stage (n=21) and in the convalesce stage (n=9). The samples from 30 children with acute bronchial… (More)

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