Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
- The effects of Aspergillus fumigatus challenge on exhaled and nasal NO levelsH J Stark
Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Eur Respir J 26:887-93. 2005..An increase in fractional exhaled nitric oxide may serve as an indicator of respiratory inflammation of acute mould exposure...
- Short-term and seasonal variations of exhaled and nasal NO in healthy subjectsHarri Stark
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Respir Med 101:265-71. 2007..Due to the diurnal variation of FE(NO) and FN(NO,) in long-term follow-up the measurements should be performed at the same time of day...
- Aspergillus fumigatus challenge increases cytokine levels in nasal lavage fluidH Stark
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Inhal Toxicol 18:1033-9. 2006..fumigatus challenge compared to placebo (p = .028). Thus, these data show a link between markers of inflammation in NAL and experimental A. fumigatus challenge...
- Experimental PVC material challenge in subjects with occupational PVC exposureAnneli Tuomainen
Technology Centre Teknia Ltd, Kuopio, Finland
Environ Health Perspect 114:1409-13. 2006..Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials have been linked to asthma in several epidemiologic studies, but the possible causal factors remain unknown...