Observations on high spontaneous release of histamine from leucocytes in vitro.

Clinical and laboratory observations are provided on high, spontaneous, in vitro histamine release (HSHR) from leucocytes (basophils), meaning without addition of antigen or other inducers of histamine release. HSHR has been observed predominantly in persons with a high degree of reaginic sensitivity to food; the leucocytes of forty-eight of fifty-eight… CONTINUE READING