Nikolaos G Papadopoulos

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of rhinovirus infection with increased disease severity in acute bronchiolitis
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Research Laboratories, Second Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1285-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial strategies: an option to treat allergy?
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Research Centre, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:21-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Respiratory viruses in childhood asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, Second Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:91-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of rhinovirus-induced asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, Second Paediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:255-60. 2004
  5. pmc EAACI: A European Declaration on Immunotherapy. Designing the future of allergen specific immunotherapy
    Moises A Calderon
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Imperial College, National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:20. 2012
  6. pmc Research needs in allergy: an EAACI position paper, in collaboration with EFA
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:21. 2012
  7. pmc IL-4 increases type 2, but not type 1, cytokine production in CD8+ T cells from mild atopic asthmatics
    Luminita A Stanciu
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Wright Fleming Institute for Infection and Immunity, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    Respir Res 6:67. 2005
  8. pmc Atypical bacteria and macrolides in asthma
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 4:111-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Does respiratory syncytial virus subtype influences the severity of acute bronchiolitis in hospitalized infants?
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Research Laboratories, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, 13 Levadias Str, Goudi 11527, Greece
    Respir Med 98:879-82. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Viruses and bacteria in acute asthma exacerbations--a GA² LEN-DARE systematic review
    N G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
    Allergy 66:458-68. 2011

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of rhinovirus infection with increased disease severity in acute bronchiolitis
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Research Laboratories, Second Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1285-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, rhinovirus is second only to RSV as a causative agent of bronchiolitis and is associated with more severe disease. The presence of more than one pathogen may influence the natural history of acute bronchiolitis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial strategies: an option to treat allergy?
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Research Centre, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:21-8. 2007
    ..In addition, it provides a synopsis of potential therapeutic strategies either directly against the microorganisms or in respect to the associated inflammation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Respiratory viruses in childhood asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, Second Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:91-5. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of rhinovirus-induced asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, Second Paediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:255-60. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc EAACI: A European Declaration on Immunotherapy. Designing the future of allergen specific immunotherapy
    Moises A Calderon
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Imperial College, National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London, SW3 6LY, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:20. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Research needs in allergy: an EAACI position paper, in collaboration with EFA
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:21. 2012
    ..Active involvement of all stakeholders, including Patient Organizations and policy makers are necessary to achieve the aims emphasized herein...
  7. pmc IL-4 increases type 2, but not type 1, cytokine production in CD8+ T cells from mild atopic asthmatics
    Luminita A Stanciu
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Wright Fleming Institute for Infection and Immunity, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    Respir Res 6:67. 2005
    ..In this study, we investigated whether excess IL-4 during repeated TCR/CD3 stimulation of CD8+ T cells from atopic asthmatic subjects alters the balance of type 1/type 2 cytokine production in favour of the latter...
  8. pmc Atypical bacteria and macrolides in asthma
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 4:111-6. 2008
    ..In the present report, evidence of the involvement of Chlamydophila and Mycoplasma infection in the development and the progression of asthma are reviewed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does respiratory syncytial virus subtype influences the severity of acute bronchiolitis in hospitalized infants?
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Research Laboratories, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, 13 Levadias Str, Goudi 11527, Greece
    Respir Med 98:879-82. 2004
    ..These results support the notion that RSV-A-induced bronchiolitis is more severe than RSV-B-induced one, in agreement with the majority of previously published studies...
  10. doi request reprint Viruses and bacteria in acute asthma exacerbations--a GA² LEN-DARE systematic review
    N G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
    Allergy 66:458-68. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The efficacy of montelukast during the allergy season in pediatric patients with persistent asthma and seasonal aeroallergen sensitivity
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Asthma 46:413-20. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of montelukast on asthma during the allergy season in children with persistent asthma and seasonal aeroallergen sensitivity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of respiratory viruses in the origin and exacerbations of asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Unit, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:39-44. 2003
    ..The present review focuses and comments on the increasing body of evidence correlating respiratory viral infections with asthma onset and exacerbations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rhinoviruses in the pathogenesis of asthma
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Unit, Second Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, 13 Levadias Street, 115 27 Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 3:137-45. 2003
    ..Furthermore, in an atopic environment, responses to the virus are skewed by and toward an "atopic," Th2-like balance, which may further enhance inflammation and exacerbate asthma...
  14. ncbi request reprint New visions in respiratory allergy (asthma and allergic rhinitis): an iPAC summary and future trends
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Department of Allergy, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:51-9. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Do rhinoviruses cause pneumonia in children?
    Nikolaos G Papadopoulos
    Allergy Unit, 2nd Dpt of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S191-5. 2004
    ..Current mechanistic data suggest that rhinoviruses could be the cause of pneumonia in immunocompetent subjects. This notion is supported by epidemiological evidence, however, more clinical studies are needed to assess the actual burden...
  16. ncbi request reprint Duration of postviral airway hyperresponsiveness in children with asthma: effect of atopy
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Allergy Unit, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:299-304. 2005
    ..Respiratory viruses induce asthma exacerbations and airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). Atopy is an important risk factor for asthma persistence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rhinovirus viremia in children with respiratory infections
    Maria Xatzipsalti
    Allergy Department, Second Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1037-40. 2005
    ..Viremia has been implicated in many viral infections; however, viremia due to rhinovirus (RV; rhinoviremia) has been considered not to occur in normal individuals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor-mediated induction of angiogenesis by human rhinoviruses
    Stelios Psarras
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:291-7. 2006
    ..The possibility that viral infection may mediate angiogenesis, thus contributing to airway remodeling, has not been evaluated...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of clarithromycin on acute asthma exacerbations in children: an open randomized study
    Ioanna Koutsoubari
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:385-90. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of clarithromycin on medium-term asthma activity when given as an add-on therapy in children with acute asthma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Optimized techniques for the extraction of grape allergens appropriate for in vivo and in vitro testing and diagnosis
    Emilia V Vassilopoulou
    Allergy Research Centre of 2nd Paediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:360-6. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Human Metapneumovirus as a causative agent of acute bronchiolitis in infants
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Research Laboratories, Second Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, 13 Levadias Street, 11527 Goudi, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Virol 30:267-70. 2004
    ..Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV), has been recently isolated from children with acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs), including bronchiolitis, and classified in the Pneumovirinae subfamily within the Paramyxoviridae family...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis-related wheezing
    Stelios Psarras
    Allergy Unit, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S179-84. 2004
    ..In that sense, RSV bronchiolitis may serve as a marker, reflecting predisposition of the individual for virus induced wheezing early in life and/or asthma later in life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Immune modulator pidotimod decreases the in vitro expression of CD30 in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of atopic asthmatic and normal children
    Dimitrios Gourgiotis
    Research Laboratories, 2nd Department of Paediatrics, University of Athens, School of Medicine, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Asthma 41:285-7. 2004
    ..Because CD30 has been associated with Th-2 cells, this observation supports the possibility of pidotimod being able to affect the Th-1/Th-2 balance in atopic asthma...
  24. doi request reprint Acute asthma exacerbations in childhood: risk factors, prevention and treatment
    George V Guibas
    Allergy Unit D Kalogeromitros, Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:629-38. 2012
    ..In this review, the authors focus on such sudden-onset events, emphasizing on their diversity on the basis of the numerous asthma phenotypes...
  25. pmc Rhinovirus infection induces cytotoxicity and delays wound healing in bronchial epithelial cells
    Apostolos Bossios
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Respir Res 6:114. 2005
    ..Recent observations, however, have questioned this knowledge. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of RV to induce epithelial cytotoxicity and affect epithelial repair in-vitro...
  26. doi request reprint Reintroduction of cow's milk in milk-allergic children: safety and risk factors
    Emilia Vassilopoulou
    Allergy Unit, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 146:156-61. 2008
    ..Less 'invasive' procedures able to predict tolerance would be useful as clinical tools. The purpose of this study was to identify potential risk factors for clinical reactivity in CM-allergic children assessed for CM reintroduction...
  27. doi request reprint Pediatric allergic rhinitis and asthma: can the march be halted?
    Olympia A Tsilochristou
    Allergy Unit D Kalogeromitros, Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, 1, Rimini str, 124 62, Chaidari, Athens, Greece
    Paediatr Drugs 15:431-40. 2013
    ..In addition, newer or emerging, possibly more effective or more targeted interventions are promising in the preventive sense. ..
  28. doi request reprint Key regulators of sensitization and tolerance: GM-CSF, IL-10, TGF-β and the Notch signaling pathway in adjuvant-free experimental models of respiratory allergy
    George V Guibas
    Allergy Unit Dimitrios Kalogeromitros, Medical School, Attikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Rev Immunol 32:307-23. 2013
    ..Collectively, these factors appeared to profoundly and diversely modulate the balance between tolerance and sensitization in naturally relevant experimental models of allergic airway disease...
  29. pmc Rhinovirus-induced basic fibroblast growth factor release mediates airway remodeling features
    Chrysanthi L Skevaki
    UPC Research Laboratories, Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, 41 Fidipidou str, Athens, 115 27, Greece
    Clin Transl Allergy 2:14. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  30. doi request reprint A 5-year venom immunotherapy protocol with 50 μg maintenance dose: safety and efficacy in school children
    George N Konstantinou
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:393-7. 2011
    ..A remaining problem is the relative effectiveness and safety of different immunotherapy protocols used with respect to maintenance dose, injection interval, and duration...
  31. doi request reprint The longest wheal diameter is the optimal measurement for the evaluation of skin prick tests
    George N Konstantinou
    Department of Allergy and Allergy Research Center, Pediatric Hospital P and A Kiriakou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 151:343-5. 2010
    ..Mean diameter or longest diameter are the 2 most frequently used parameters for wheal response assessment after skin prick testing (SPT). We aimed to compare these 2 parameters taking as gold standard the surface of the wheal skin response...
  32. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and wheeze prevalence in pre-schoolers and pre-adolescents: the Genesis and Healthy Growth studies
    George V Guibas
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:772-81. 2013
    ..We thus investigated the relation of diverse infantile feeding patterns with wheeze/asthma prevalence in two cohorts of children of different ages (preschool and preadolescent)...
  33. doi request reprint Assessment of airflow limitation, airway inflammation, and symptoms during virus-induced wheezing episodes in 4- to 6-year-old children
    George N Konstantinou
    Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 424 General Military Training Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:87-93.e1-5. 2013
    ..It is disputed whether recurrent episodes of wheeze in preschool-aged children comprise a distinct asthma phenotype...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cellular and animals models for rhinovirus infection in asthma
    Maria Xatzipsalti
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Contrib Microbiol 14:33-41. 2007
    ..Cellular models are invaluable investigational tools for understanding mechanisms of RV-induced asthma and evaluating new targets for therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Viral infections and allergies
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Greece
    Immunobiology 212:453-9. 2007
    ..In the present report, recent data on the role of viral infections in the development and progression of allergy and asthma are reviewed...
  36. doi request reprint Association of passive exposure of pregnant women to environmental tobacco smoke with asthma symptoms in children
    Paraskevi Xepapadaki
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, 13 Levadias Str, Goudi 11527, Greece
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:423-9. 2009
    ..Public health policies should be oriented not only towards smoking cessation, but also reinforce elimination of ETS exposure of pregnant women...
  37. ncbi request reprint The role of respiratory viruses in the pathogenesis of pediatric asthma
    Ioanna M Velissariou
    Second Department of Pediatrics, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Ann 35:637-42. 2006
    ..In addition, repetitive infections play an important role in perpetuating inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness, especially in the presence of atopy, leading from childhood asthma to a more persistent asthma phenotype...
  38. ncbi request reprint Rhinovirus infections and adenoidal hypertrophy: do they interact with atopy in children?
    Artem Javadyan
    University of Athens, P and A Kiriakou Children s Hospital, 13 Livadias St, GR 11527 Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 1:223-9. 2003
    ..This review focuses on the interactions between rhinoviral infection, the host's immune status and adenoidal disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Conference Scene: novelties in immunotherapy
    Dimitris I Mitsias
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Immunotherapy 5:1033-7. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The common cold: potential for future prevention or cure
    Maria Passioti
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Research Center, 2nd Department of Paediatrics, P and A Kyriakou Childrens Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 14:413. 2014
    ....
  41. doi request reprint A molecular diagnostic algorithm to guide pollen immunotherapy in southern Europe: towards component-resolved management of allergic diseases
    Nikolaos Douladiris
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 162:163-72. 2013
    ....
  42. pmc Risk of allergic reactions to wine, in milk, egg and fish-allergic patients
    Emilia Vassilopoulou
    Allergy Research Centre, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Greece
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  43. pmc Hepatitis B-specific T helper cell responses in uninfected infants born to HBsAg+/HBeAg- mothers
    Lemonica Koumbi
    Second Department of Pediatrics, Allergy Research Center, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Cell Mol Immunol 7:454-8. 2010
    ..This encounter, however, did not impair their T-cell responses to vaccination...
  44. ncbi request reprint Severe immediate allergic reactions to grapes: part of a lipid transfer protein-associated clinical syndrome
    Emilia Vassilopoulou
    Allergy Research Centre, Second Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 143:92-102. 2007
    ..A considerable number of patients have referred to our department for severe reactions to grapes, and several IgE binding proteins were detected...
  45. doi request reprint Effect of Greek raisins (Vitis vinifera L.) from different origins on gastric cancer cell growth
    Andriana C Kaliora
    Department of Science of Dietetics and Nutrition, Harokopion University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 60:792-9. 2008
    ..These results indicate that the methanol extracts from currants, rich in phenolic compounds, exhibit cancer preventive efficacy by limiting cell proliferation, inducing cell death, and suppressing ICAM-1 levels in AGS cells...
  46. pmc The genomic signature of human rhinoviruses A, B and C
    Spyridon Megremis
    Allergy Department, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e44557. 2012
    ..Since viral recognition is dependent on RNA motifs rich in CpG and UpA, it is possible that the overall described genome evolution mechanism acts in order to protect the virus from host recognition...
  47. ncbi request reprint Dendritic cells in viral bronchiolitis
    Paraskevi Maggina
    Allergy Research Centre, 2nd Paediatric Clinic, Medical School, University of Athens, 41 Fidippidou Street, Goudi, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 5:271-82. 2009
    ..This review focuses on current data, both from in vivo and in vitro studies, that highlight the interplay between DCs and the viral causes of bronchiolitis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of mometasone furoate vs nedocromil sodium as prophylactic treatment for moderate/severe seasonal allergic rhinitis
    Constantinos Pitsios
    Department of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Laikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:673-8. 2006
    ..The preventive use of medications has been proposed to be effective in the treatment of seasonal rhinitis...
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of early feeding practices on fruit and vegetable intake among preschool children in 4 European birth cohorts
    Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain
    Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:804-12. 2013
    ..Fruit and vegetable intake in children remains below recommendations in many countries. The long-term effects of early parental feeding practices on fruit and vegetable intake are not clearly established...
  50. pmc Effect of simulated gastro-duodenal digestion on the allergenic reactivity of beta-lactoglobulin
    Apostolos Bossios
    Athens University, P, and A, Kyriakou Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Clin Transl Allergy 1:6. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  51. ncbi request reprint Antiatherogenic effect of Pistacia lentiscus via GSH restoration and downregulation of CD36 mRNA expression
    George V Z Dedoussis
    Department of Science of Dietetics Nutrition, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Str, 17 671 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 174:293-303. 2004
    ..lentiscus triterpenes exert antioxidant/antiatherogenic effect. Additionally, our results provide strong evidence of the resin's antiatherogenic effect; therefore it is credited with beneficial health aspects...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of four nasal sampling methods for the detection of viral pathogens by RT-PCR-A GA(2)LEN project
    Irini S Spyridaki
    Allergy Research Center, 2nd Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, 41 Fidippidou str, 11527 Athens, Greece
    J Virol Methods 156:102-6. 2009
    ..61 for brushings. Nasal washes yielded the highest rate of viral detection without excessive patient discomfort. In contrast, nasal brushes produced the lowest detection rates and demonstrated the highest level of discomfort...
  53. doi request reprint Whole blood interferon-γ release assay is a useful tool for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection particularly among Bacille Calmette Guèrin-vaccinated children
    Maria N Tsolia
    Second Department of Pediatrics, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1137-40. 2010
    ..It is concluded that QuantiFERON-TB Gold-In-Tube compares with the tuberculin skin test in the diagnosis of TB disease and latent tuberculosis infection in TB contacts among children and has enhanced specificity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Otitis media with effusion: an effort to understand and clarify the uncertainties
    Fotini Maria Chantzi
    University of Athens, Second Department of Pediatrics, and the ENT department, P and A Kyriakou Children s Hospital, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:117-29. 2005
    ..An effort will be made to clarify those aspects sufficiently supported by evidence-based studies, and to underline those that remain unfounded...
  55. ncbi request reprint A recombinant hypoallergenic parvalbumin mutant for immunotherapy of IgE-mediated fish allergy
    Ines Swoboda
    Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Department of Pathophysiology, Center for Physiology and Pathophysiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Immunol 178:6290-6. 2007
    ..Using the hypoallergenic carp parvalbumin mutant Mut-CD/EF, it may be possible to treat fish allergy by immunotherapy...
  56. doi request reprint Reduction of the in vivo allergenicity of Der p 2, the major house-dust mite allergen, by genetic engineering
    Kuan Wei Chen
    Department of Pathophysiology, Center for Physiology and Pathophysiology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Mol Immunol 45:2486-98. 2008
    ..Thus the rDer p 2 derivatives exhibited less in vivo allergenic activity and allergenicity than the Der p 2 allergen but preserved immunogenicity and may hence represent candidates for specific immunotherapy of house-dust mite allergy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mouse respiratory epithelial cells support efficient replication of human rhinovirus
    Tobias J Tuthill
    Division of Microbiology, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Gen Virol 84:2829-36. 2003
    ..These observations suggest that the development of mouse models of respiratory tract infection by major as well as minor group HRV should be pursued...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reducing agents inhibit rhinovirus-induced up-regulation of the rhinovirus receptor intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) in respiratory epithelial cells
    Alberto Papi
    University Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    FASEB J 16:1934-6. 2002
    ..This oxidant generation was completely inhibited by GSH. We conclude that redox-mediated intracellular pathways represent an important target for the therapeutic control of rhinovirus-induced diseases...
  59. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis in northwest Greece, 1982-2001
    Yannis Alamanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina Medical School, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece
    J Rheumatol 30:2641-4. 2003
    ..To investigate the frequency and distribution of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in a defined area of Northwest Greece, with a population of about 500,000 inhabitants...
  60. doi request reprint Consumption of heat-treated egg by children allergic or sensitized to egg can affect the natural course of egg allergy: hypothesis-generating observations
    George N Konstantinou
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:414-5. 2008