Archives For: June 2004

Twelve-year survey of fatal reactions to allergen injections and skin testing: 1990-2001.

June 30, 2004 - 9:54 pm

Bernstein DI, Wanner M, Borish L, Liss GM; Immunotherapy Committee, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Jun;113(6):1129-36. BACKGROUND: Fatal reactions associated with skin testing and injection immunotherapy have not been surveyed in North America since...

Work-attributed symptom clusters (darkroom disease) among radiographers versus physiotherapists: associations between self-reported exposures and psychosocial stressors.

June 28, 2004 - 11:41 am

Tarlo SM, Liss GM, Greene JM, Purdham J, McCaskell L, Kipen H, Kerr M. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Jun;45(6):513-21. BACKGROUND: "Darkroom disease" (DRD) has been used to describe unexplained multiple symptoms attributed by radiographers to their workenvironment. This study determines the prevalence...

Determination of keratin degradation by fungi using keratin azure.

June 28, 2004 - 11:35 am

Scott JA, Untereiner WA. Med Mycol. 2004 Jun;42(3):239-46. ABSTRACT: Azure dye-impregnated sheep's wool keratin (keratin azure) was incorporated in a high pH medium and overlaid on a keratin-free basal medium. The release and diffusion of the azure dye into the lower layer indicated production...