• Medicine
  • Published in Annals of allergy 1993

Dosimeter inhalation test with lysine acetylsalicylate for the detection of aspirin-induced asthma.

@article{Melillo1993DosimeterIT,
  title={Dosimeter inhalation test with lysine acetylsalicylate for the detection of aspirin-induced asthma.},
  author={Giovanni Melillo and A Padovano and Giuseppe Cocco and C Masi},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  year={1993},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          61-5
        }
}
Inhalation challenge with lysine acetylsalicylate (L-ASA) is often used to diagnose aspirin-induced asthma. The aim of this study was to evaluate the specificity and safety of performing L-ASA inhalation challenge with a dosimeter. Twenty-four subjects entered the study: ten ASA-sensitive asthmatic patients, seven non-ASA-sensitive asthmatic patients, and seven normal control subjects. The investigation was performed on two consecutive days. On day 1 a dosimeter inhalation test with… CONTINUE READING

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