Search for dissertations about: "component-resolved diagnostics"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words component-resolved diagnostics.

  1. 1. Use of Recombinant Allergens for Component-Resolved Diagnostics (CRD) in IgE-Mediated Allergy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Marknell DeWitt; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Biomedical laboratory science; recombinant allergen; IgE; component-resolved diagnostics; CRD; tropomyosin; Phl p 11; Phl p 4; Pen a 1; Hev b 5; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap;

    Abstract : Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergy occurs when our immune system causes a reaction to otherwise harmless substances (allergens). Allergens are predominantly proteins present in biological materials such as pollens, mites, animal epithelia, moulds and foods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diagnostics and treatment of nut and peanut allergy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Josef Brandström; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The prevalence of allergy to foods has increased over the last decades and among children in Europe as many as 8 % have an allergy to one or more types of food. However, many children have received an incorrect diagnosis of food allergy due to shortcomings of available diagnostic tests, especially in the case of suspected allergy to nuts or peanuts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating problematic severe asthma in children: a translational approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Jon R Konradsen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Children with problematic severe asthma (PA) have persistent symptoms and/or severe exacerbations despite treatment with high doses of currently available asthma medications. The term PA includes children who are difficult to treat due to unidentified exacerbating factors (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Severe asthma and asthma control in schoolchildren

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Women's and Children's Health

    Author : Björn Nordlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma control;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is a major health problem in children and most troublesome during severe or persistent symptoms. Children with problematic severe asthma have a disproportionate consumption of health care, despite high-dose treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS). READ MORE

  5. 5. Allergy diagnosis in children IgE-sensitized to peanut : clinical and immunological evaluation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Susanne Glaumann; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Peanut allergy is often life-long and affects quality of life since accidental ingestion may lead to severe or even fatal reactions. Sensitization to peanut can be due to genuine peanut allergy or to cross-sensitization due to birch pollen. READ MORE