The effect of the selective PAF antagonist BN 52021 on PAF- and antigen-induced bronchial hyper-reactivity and eosinophil accumulation.

Sensitised guinea-pigs were exposed to an aerosol of ovalbumin (100-500 micrograms/ml) and normal animals were exposed to an aerosol of platelet activating factor (PAF) (250-1000 micrograms/ml). Twenty-four hours later, bronchial reactivity was assessed by measurement of air overflow in response to i.v. histamine or acetylcholine using the Konsett-Rossler… CONTINUE READING