DOES NATURAL SENSITISATION IN ECZEMA OCCUR THROUGH THE SKIN?

@article{Carswell1986DOESNS,
  title={DOES NATURAL SENSITISATION IN ECZEMA OCCUR THROUGH THE SKIN?},
  author={F. Carswell and S. Thompson},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1986},
  volume={328},
  pages={13-15}
}
The specificities of serum IgE for the faecal and body antigens of the house-dust mite, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, were compared in 69 children with various combinations of asthma, eczema, and/or rhinitis. The concentration of IgE antibodies to the mite body was higher in those with eczema than in those with asthma, but the concentrations of IgE antibodies to the faecal allergen were not significantly different. The ratio of the serum concentration of anti-mite-body IgE to anti-faecal IgE… Expand

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