atopy


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  • noun

Synonyms for atopy

an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact

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Turjanmaa K, Darsow U, Niggemann B et al: EAACI/GA2LEN position paper: present status of the atopy patch test.
Severity of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis is affected by cigarette smoke exposure and atopy.
Since the 1960s atopy - an allergic response to pollen, dust mites or pet fur that can induce ailments like hay fever, eczema and asthma - has increased more than fivefold in the UK alone, the conference heard.
Maternal Age at Menarche and Atopy Among Offspring at the Age of 31 Years.
Confusion about atopy mainly lies there,'' Takehara says.
Atopy is an allergic predisposition to inhaled substances or the ingestion of certain foods.
A healthy gut flora plays an important role in early immune stimulation, and variations in gut colonization at early ages have been associated with the development of atopy," said Dr.
For instance, West Highland white terriers are very prone to atopy.
In the Palmer study, no protective effect against development of atopy was seen as a result of early exposure to raw egg.
10], age, age squared, sex, height, smoking status at baseline (never, former, current), pack-years smoked up to and since baseline, cigarettes smoked per day at baseline and follow-up, passive smoking in childhood, level of education at baseline and change of education, nationality (Swiss or other), presence or absence of occupational exposure to dust or fumes at both examinations, presence or absence of atopy, and seasonal effects (sine and cosine function of day of examination) at both examinations.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the relationship between asthma and atopy has been clearly shown, [1-3] with rates of atopic sensitisation being up to 59%.
The Dermatologist from the Heart program is the latest initiative to join the La Fondation La Roche-Posay's several other global community-oriented programs, which include the Atopy Schools initiative that helps atopic dermatitis patients and their families face the challenges of the disease, as well as the Corrective Make-Up Workshops, which are devoted to instilling self-confidence in patients suffering from skin lesions.
A 2008 study using data from the 2073 children in the LISA cohort evaluated the relationship between timing of solid food introduction and the presence of atopy at 6 years old.
Several epidemiological studies have reported associations between atopy or other allergic phenotypes and exposure to some TRAP exposure surrogates, including nitrogen dioxide (N[O.