An increase in serum tryptase even below 11.4 ng/mL may indicate a mast cell-mediated hypersensitivity reaction: a prospective study in Hymenoptera venom allergic patients

Borer-Reinhold, M; Haeberli, G; Bitzenhofer, M; Jandus, P; Hausmann, O; Fricker, M; Helbling, A; Müller, U (2011). An increase in serum tryptase even below 11.4 ng/mL may indicate a mast cell-mediated hypersensitivity reaction: a prospective study in Hymenoptera venom allergic patients. Clinical and experimental allergy, 41(12), pp. 1777-83. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2011.03848.x

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During a systemic hypersensitivity reaction (SR), an increase in serum tryptase compared to the baseline value is an indicator of mast cell activation, most often due to an IgE-mediated mechanism.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology, Urology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Osteoporosis (DURN) > Clinic of Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology and Allergology

UniBE Contributor:

Hausmann, Oliver and Helbling, Arthur

ISSN:

0954-7894

Publisher:

Blackwell Scientific Publications

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:26

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:08

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/j.1365-2222.2011.03848.x

PubMed ID:

22092437

Web of Science ID:

000297283800014

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/9326 (FactScience: 215026)

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