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Bacterial immunomodulator Olimunostim inhibits degranulation of mastocytes in vitro.

@article{Merkunov1996BacterialIO,
  title={Bacterial immunomodulator Olimunostim inhibits degranulation of mastocytes in vitro.},
  author={A. Merkunov{\'a} and M. Hajduch and R. Nemcek and L. Videmanov{\'a} and E. Weigl},
  journal={Folia biologica},
  year={1996},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={
          235-9
        }
}
A bacterial immunomodulator Olimunostim (OS) is one of the first Czech biologic response modifiers, which have been introduced into clinical practice. OS activates the mechanisms of non-specific immunity and is used for the most part in chronic infections. Since OS is indicated in patients suffering from infection complicated allergic diseases (asthma bronchiale, atopic eczema, etc.), (1) the concentration of histamine (Hi) and Hi-like compounds in OS, and (2) the possible role of OS in the… Expand