Plasma thrombospondin levels in sheep with allergic asthma.

STUDY OBJECTIVE In search of a better universal marker of tissue inflammation in allergic reactions, we studied platelet activation and its relation to allergic asthma in sheep. SETTING University research laboratory. SUBJECTS Twenty-three allergic sheep. DESIGN AND INTERVENTIONS We serially measured plasma thrombospondin (TSP), a glycoprotein… CONTINUE READING