Mannitol as an indirect bronchoprovocation test for the 21st century.
Summary of "Mannitol as an indirect bronchoprovocation test for the 21st century."
To review mannitol challenge data and advocate the approval of this testing modality in the United States.
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Joy McCann Culverhouse Airway Disease Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida, and James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital, Tampa, Florida.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21277509
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anai.2010.11.010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
History, 21st Century
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Phosphoric acid esters of mannitol.
Influenza A Virus, H7n2 Subtype
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 7 and neuraminidase 2. It has been involved in a number of outbreaks in the 21st century on poultry farms and has been isolated a few times in humans.
Sugar alcohol dehydrogenases that have specificity for MANNITOL. Enzymes in this category are generally classified according to their preference for a specific reducing cofactor.
Hemagglutination test in which Coombs' reagent (antiglobulin, or anti-human globulin rabbit immune serum) is added to detect incomplete (non-agglutinating, univalent, blocking) antibodies coating erythrocytes. The direct test is applied to red cells which have been coated with antibody in vivo (e.g., in hemolytic disease of newborn, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and transfusion reactions). The indirect test is applied to serum to detect the presence of antibody (e.g., in detection of incompatibility in cross-matching tests, detection and identification of irregular antibodies, and in detection of antibodies not identifiable by other means).
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