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Interleukin (IL)-13 as a Marker in Pediatrics Asthma

2014-07-24 14:11:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Asthma is a very common childhood chronic illness and is generally more severe in African Americans. The investigators attempted to determine whether a specific immune marker is associated with lung function and asthma severity.

Description

This study examined the relationship between Interleukin (IL)-13 from phytohemagglutinin-activated polymorphonuclear blood cells and asthma severity, lung function (measured as FEV1%), and total serum IgE levels in African American children with clinically diagnosed asthma

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Asthma

Location

Rush University Medical Center; Clinic: University Consultants in Allergy and Immunology
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60612

Status

Completed

Source

Rush University Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:42-0400

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