Accession Number:

ADP006585

Title:

In Vivo and in Vitro Diagnosis of Allergic Respiratory Disease During Screening Procedures in the Italian Navy; Comparative Evaluation of a Recent Quantitative Automatized Enzyme Immunoassay Method to Dose Specific IgE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVY HOSPITAL OF LA SPEZIA (ITALY)

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Atopy is very common among the Italian population. Recent evaluations of the Italian Society of Allergology and Clinical immunology indicate that about 17 of the inhabitants are affected by allergic diseases, and a considerable amount of subjects are suffering for bronchial asthma. Being the prevalence of these pathologies particularly high in the first three decades of life and considering their increasing incidence, allergies became a remarkable problem in the selection of military personnel 1.2.3.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE