High basophil allergen sensitivity (CD-sens) is associated with severe allergic asthma in children

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 04/16/2012

Cat–allergic children with problematic severe asthma have higher sensitivity to cat allergen, as measured by CD–sens, compared with children with controlled asthma. This suggests that CD–sens could be used as an additional marker for identifying children with the most severe allergic asthma.

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