All studies were performed in six wells; cells from each of the six wells, incubated with a specific serum
or IgG sample, were counted three times and the mean value was obtained.
New gout treatment guidelines support the use of urate-lowering therapy, but find no place for treating patients to achieve any specific serum
urate target--a dichotomy that has some rheumatologists scratching their heads.
Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4), the only specific serum
protein for the delivery of retinol to tissues, is increased in obesity and contributes to the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.
1991; Tarleton and Beyer, 1991), nonetheless, specific serum
free culture conditions for WM68 have not been studied yet.
They cover basic principles of electrophoresis, protein constituents of serum, determining immunoglobulin clonality and quantifying specific serum
proteins, monoclonal gammopathies, urine protein electrophoresis, and a clinical approach.
In 1 study, researchers compared specific serum
IgE levels with OFC results for 4 foods--milk, eggs, wheat, and soy--in 501 consecutive pediatric patients referred to an allergy ward based on clinical or parental suspicion of food allergy.
We defined an immune response as specific serum
or mucosal IgG or IgA significantly greater than background after three feedings (0.
Evaluation of interferences in rate and fixed-time nephelometric assays of specific serum
43] independently of total or specific serum
IgE, the probability of developing asthma increased with CPA only in children with serum IgE > 100 kIU/L (OR for each 100-hr increase in CPA = 1.
A truncated form of prostate-specific antigen is a more specific serum
marker of prostate cancer.
Data suggesting a direct causal relationship between other toxicities and specific serum
concentrations are limited.