Inverse association between skin response to aeroallergens and Schistosoma mansoni infection.

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BACKGROUND Helminthic infections and allergic disease are highly prevalent in many areas of the world. It is known that IgE antibodies are involved in the pathogenesis of both helminthiasis and atopy. However, the consequences of the presence of helminthic infections in atopic patients are still not completely understood. METHODS Subjects infected by… (More)

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