Allergy

An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system.[1] Symptoms include red eyes, itchiness, and runny nose, eczema, hives, or an asthma attack. Allergies can play a major role in conditions such as asthma. In some people, severe allergies to environmental or dietary allergens or to medication may result in life-threatening reactions called anaphylaxis.
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Aspergillus Precipitins

Aspergillus Precipitins

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Aspergillosis is a fungal infection caused by Aspergillus, a fungus found in homes and outdoors. It is most commonly found on dead leaves, stored grains, compost piles, and other decaying vegetation. Most people breathe these spores every day without getting sick. However, there are two types of aspergillosis people can get from this fung...
Histamine

Histamine

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Histamine plays a major role in many allergic reactions, dilating blood vessels and making the vessel walls abnormally permeable. Histamine is part of the body's natural allergic response to substances such as pollens. Antihistamines work by preventing the release of histamine from certain cells (mast cells) thereby blocking the allergic ...
IgE (Total)

IgE (Total)

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Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is a protein involved with allergic reactions. IgE is an antibody that functions as part of the body's immune system and helps to defend against "intruders". When someone with a predisposition to allergies is exposed to a potential allergen (such as food, grass or animal dander), they may become sensitised. Their bo...
Psittacosis Antibodies

Psittacosis Antibodies

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This infection mainly effects birds and is caused by an intracellular bacterium Chlamydophila psittac, The bacterium infects psittacine birds - parrots, parakeets, budgerigars, cockatoos and lories. A large number (>100) of avian species such as canaries, doves, pigeons and other birds that are commonly kept as pets are also susceptible t...