Relationship between skin prick test, peripheral eosinophilic count, serum total & specific IgE and severity of asthma in atopic asthma
BACKGROUND: Atopic sensitization is a well-known risk factor for asthma and bronchial hyperresponsivness. IgE-mediated responses contribute to allergy and asthma. Blood eosinophilis are known to be an indirect marker of airway inflammation in asthma. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the interrelationship between skin prick test, serum total & specific IgE levels, eosinophilia and asthma severity in atopic asthmatics. METHODS: One hundried ten ... إقراء المزيد