The interrelationship between production of reactive oxygen intermediates and inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood leukocytes in vitro from children with food allergy.


In this study, the activity of neutrophils measured using the chemiluminescence test was estimated in 49 children with food allergy. It was shown that average chemiluminescence values without, as well as after, stimulation by formyl-methionyl-leucine phenylalanine and phorbol myristate acetate were considerably higher in children with allergy in comparison… (More)