Different serum interleukin-12 and sCD30 levels in food- and pollen-sensitized children.


It has been proposed that a down-regulation of interleukin (IL)-12 and interferon (IFN)-gamma might be related to susceptibility to allergy in early life. The aim of this study was to assess serum IL-12 levels in food-sensitized and pollen-sensitized children and to compare these with another activation marker, sCD30. Twenty children with pollen allergy and… (More)