Petra Ina Pfefferle
Affiliation: Philipps University
- Microbial influence on tolerance and opportunities for intervention with prebiotics/probiotics and bacterial lysatesPetra Ina Pfefferle
Institute of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiochemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1453-63; quiz 1464. 2013..We explore both the findings and challenges faced in existing studies with a view toward improving future clinical studies of the application of microbial compounds for the prevention of allergic disease and other inflammatory diseases...
- Helicobacter pylori-infection status and childhood living conditions are associated with signs of allergic diseases in an occupational populationPetra Ina Pfefferle
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Biomedical Research Center, University of Marburg, Hans Meerweinstr 2, Marburg 35043, Germany
Eur J Epidemiol 23:635-40. 2008..pylori infection status and signs of allergies. In line with the "hygiene hypothesis" our model supports an inverse association between early childhood infection with H. pylori and allergic disease in adulthood...
- The LEONARDO-DA-VINCI pilot project "e-learning-assistant" - Situation-based learning in nursing educationPetra Ina Pfefferle
Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Biomedical Research Centre, Hans Meerwein Str 2, 35043 Marburg, Germany
Nurse Educ Today 30:411-9. 2010....
- Development and regulation of immune responses to food antigens in pre- and postnatal lifeHarald Renz
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Biomedical Research Center BMFZ, Faculty of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 64:139-51; discussion 151-5, 251-7. 2009..Epigenetic regulation represents an important novel mechanism in this regard. This concept opens new avenues for the development of preventive strategies to avoid inappropriate immune responses against food antigens...
- Development of mucosal immune function in the intrauterine and early postnatal environmentNicole Blümer
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Curr Opin Gastroenterol 23:655-60. 2007..This review summarizes recent progress in the field of early gut immunology with special attention to factors contributing to the intrauterine and early postnatal development of mucosal immune responses in the gut...
- Cord blood allergen-specific IgE is associated with reduced IFN-gamma production by cord blood cells: the Protection against Allergy-Study in Rural Environments (PASTURE) StudyPetra Ina Pfefferle
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:711-6. 2008..It is currently discussed whether allergic sensitization may start in utero under the influence of the maternal immune system and environmental determinants...