Leucocytes in asthma.

  title={Leucocytes in asthma.},
  author={Antony B. Kay},
  journal={Immunological investigations},
  volume={17 8-9},
A diagrammatic representation of the interactions between mediators of hypersensitivity and leucocytes in early-, late-phase, and ongoing asthma is shown in Fig. 1. Early-phase or immediate reactions are largely the result of bronchoconstriction consequent to the release of mediators such as histamine, PGD2, LTC4/D4 and PAF. The principal mediator cell (MC… CONTINUE READING