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A Case of Allopurinol-Induced Fixed Drug Eruption Confirmed With a Lymphocyte Transformation Test

Kim MH, Shim EJ, Jung JW, Sohn SW, Kang HR

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):309-310.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.309
Allopurinol is one of the causative drugs that induce fixed drug eruption (FDE). The lymphocyte transformation test (LTT) is a safe and reliable diagnostic procedure for drug allergy, but is...
Clinical Features of Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis in Korea

Kim JH, Jin HJ, Nam YH, Hwang EK, Ye YM, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):305-308.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.305
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a complex disease, triggered by a hypersensitivity reaction to the allergen Aspergillus fumigatus. This disease occurs frequently in patients with cystic fibrosis and severe asthma...
TLR4, 5, and 9 Agonists Inhibit Murine Airway Invariant Natural Killer T Cells in an IL-12-Dependent Manner

Shim JU, Rhee JH, Koh YI

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):295-304.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.295
PURPOSE: Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells may play an important role in the pathogenesis of asthma in mice and humans. Thus, an agent that modulates the function of iNKT...
Evaluation of Atorvastatin for the Treatment of Patients With Asthma: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial

Moini A, Azimi G, Farivar A

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):290-294.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.290
PURPOSE: Statins are known as cholesterol-lowering agents, but have been suggested for the treatment of asthma because of their anti-inflammatory effects. In this study, the potential therapeutic effects of atorvastatin...
Clinical Features and the Diagnostic Value of Component Allergen-Specific IgE in Hymenoptera Venom Allergy

Shin YS, Liu JN, Hur GY, Hwang EK, Nam YH, Jin HJ, Lee SM, Ye YM, Nahm DH, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):284-289.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.284
PURPOSE: Although patient history is vital for the diagnosis of hymenoptera venom allergy, specific IgE detection is also important to identify the culprit insect and monitor the effect of immunotherapy....
Increased Prevalence of H1N1-Induced Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Diseases in Children With Atopic Sensitization

Kim YJ, Ryu SL, Jung SH, Shim JW, Kim DS, Jung HL, Park MS, Shim JY

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):277-283.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.277
PURPOSE: Viral infection is the most common aggravating factor for childhood asthma. Asthma may be a risk factor for severe respiratory symptoms in children with lower respiratory tract infections of...
The Predictors of Poorly Controlled Asthma in Elderly

Hwang EK, Jin HJ, Nam YH, Shin YS, Ye YM, Nahm DH, Park HS

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):270-276.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.270
PURPOSE: To evaluate asthma control in elderly individuals and identify the factors that predict poor control. METHODS: A retrospective, observational study evaluating 108 elderly individuals with asthma (59 females: > or...
The Cockroach and Allergic Diseases

Sohn MH, Kim KE

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):264-269.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.264
The cockroach represents one of the most common sources of indoor allergens worldwide, and 40%-60% of patients with asthma in urban and inner-city areas possess IgE antibodies to cockroach allergens....
Immunologic Evaluation of Drug Allergy

Gomez E, Torres MJ, Mayorga C, Blanca M

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):251-263.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.251
Hypersensitivity drug reactions (HDR) consist of an individual abnormal response with the involvement of the immunological system. In addition to specific immunological mechanisms where specific antibodies or sensitised T cells...
Atopic Sensitization is Associated With Severe Lower Respiratory Illness in Children With Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Viral Infection

Lee SY

  • Allergy Asthma Immunol Res.
  • 2012 Sep;4(5):249-250.
  • doi: 10.4168/aair.2012.4.5.249
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