Differences in asthma control and lung function in relation to allergic status

Chris Kuo, Brian Lipworth (Lead / Corresponding author)

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Abstract

Allergic asthma is characterised by the presence of circulating specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) or a positive skin prick test (SPT) to a common aeroallergen. Type-2 inflammatory (T2) cytokines stimulate IgE synthesis in response to aeroallergen, resulting in chronic eosinophilic airway mucosal inflammation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1802102
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume53
Issue number6
Early online date17 Mar 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2019

Keywords

  • asthma
  • asthma control
  • type-2 inflammation
  • Spirometry
  • impulse oscillometry
  • allergic asthma

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