The CD63 basophil activation test in Hymenoptera venom allergy: a prospective study.

@article{Sturm2004TheCB,
  title={The CD63 basophil activation test in Hymenoptera venom allergy: a prospective study.},
  author={Gunter Johannes Sturm and Elisabetta B{\"o}hm and Martin Trummer and Iris Weiglhofer and Akos Heinemann and Werner Aberer},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={1110-7}
}
BACKGROUND The basophil activation test (BAT), which relies on flow cytometric quantitation of the allergen-induced up-regulation of the granule-associated marker CD63 in peripheral blood basophils, has been suggested to be a useful approach in detecting responsiveness to allergens. The purpose of this study was to establish the usefulness of the BAT with regard to the clinical history and current diagnostic tools in Hymenoptera venom allergy using a prospective study design. METHODS Fifty… CONTINUE READING
31 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…