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Tear IgE detected by a new method: Stallerdiag-IgE.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22823079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new method for the tear IgE measurement Stallerdiag-IgE is presented. For this assay, the tears are collected on a strip of filter paper introduced into the conjunctival cul-de-sac. Then the IgE are measured by a simple enzymo-immunological assay. Tear IgE were determined in a normal population and in three groups of patients with keratoconjunctivitis. In the normal population, the tear IgE level is 0.37±0.66 kIU/1. The IgE level observed in the patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis (19.6±21.5 kIU/1) or chronic allergic keratoconjunctivitis (11.1±16.2 kIU/1) is significantly different (p<0.0005) from the IgE level measured in the patients suffering from non-allergic keratoconjunctivitis (3.4±10.4 kIU/1). By comparison with a non-allergic group, the sensitivity is 80%, the specificity is 89% giving an overall efficiency of 83%.
Authors:
A Didierlaurent; E Bloch-Michel; M N Couret; H Susini de Luca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ocular immunology and inflammation     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0927-3948     ISO Abbreviation:  Ocul. Immunol. Inflamm.     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312169     Medline TA:  Ocul Immunol Inflamm     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Stallergénes, 7 Allée des Platanes, Fresnes, France.
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