Accession Number:

ADP006588

Title:

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis in Greek Pilots,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HELLENIC AIR FORCE TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTER ATHENS (GREECE)

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

In order to study the Allergic Rhinitis AR and Nonallergic Rhinitis NAR in Greek pilots we examined 144 Greek male pilots, aged from 23 to 50 years with symptoms of chronic rhinitis. The diagnosis was based on 1 detailed history 2 physical examination 3 Skin Prick Tests SPT on common aeroallergens positive SPT3 mm when and 4 nasal secretions for assessment of cosinopbilia positive eosinophilla20 eosinophils in nasal smears. Also we measured serum total IgE IVml by PRIST method and expressed as geometric mean value. We excluded patients suffering from chronic rhinitis infections, mechanical-anatomic, drug-induced, sinusitis, metabolic states and bronchial asthma.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE