Search for dissertations about: "allergy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 414 swedish dissertations containing the word allergy.

  1. 1. Gold allergy : In vitro studies using peripheralblood mononuclear cells

    Author : Jenny Clifford; Per Hultman; Karin Cederbrant; Chris Anderson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dermatology and venerology; Dermatologi och venerologi;

    Abstract : Positive patch test reactions to gold are commonly seen in dermatology clinics, but it is veryunusual for the patients to actually have any clinical symptoms. It is also common with irritantreactions that are not linked to adaptive immunity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Food allergy in adults

    Author : Georgios K. Rentzos; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intestinal allergy; asthma; birch pollen; prevalence; peanut allergy; basophil activation test;

    Abstract : The knowledge on adverse reactions to foods and the spectrum of food-related gastrointestinal symptoms in relation to allergy in adults is still scarce. The conventional allergy tests do not always offer with precision an accurate diagnosis in case of suspicious food allergy and therefore patients often need to be investigated further with oral food challenge or even intestinal biopsy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and allergy development

    Author : Sara Johansson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; DTH; IgE; fish oil; farming; atopy; butter; allergy; saturated fat; fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; breast milk; margarine; serum; cord blood;

    Abstract : Allergies have increased strikingly in the affluent parts of the world during the last century. The cause of the rapid increase is unknown but several risk factors have been postulated, the main ones relating to reduced microbial exposures and changed diet. READ MORE

  4. 4. CC16 in allergy and allergic inflammation

    Author : Sofi Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : CC16; CC10; uteroglobin; Clara cell; allergy; asthma; children; allergen; respiratory syncytial virus; T cell; eosinophil; neutrophil; fMLF; PGD2;

    Abstract : Clara cell 16-kDa (CC16) is an anti-inflammatory protein mainly produced in the lung epithelium by Clara cells. Patients with asthma have lower levels of CC16 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and serum compared with healthy controls. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contact Allergy to Acrylates

    Author : Anthony Goon; Yrkes- och miljödermatologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; volatility; stability; screening; allergic contact dermatitis; Acrylates; baseline series; contact allergy; dental; gel permeation chromatography; high performance liquid chromatography; industrial; patch testing; methacrylates;

    Abstract : Acrylate contact allergy has been frequently reported since the 1970s, with hundreds of articles published in dermatology journals so far. The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the frequency of contact allergy to acrylates / methacrylates in patients with exposure to industrial, dental and nail uses of these substances. READ MORE