A type of blood test for measuring antigen-specific IgG or IgE antibodies.

Clinical usage of immunoassays in assessing contact with fungi and potential wellness effects related to fungal exposure. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2004; 92:483-492.. Clinical usage of immunoassays not recommended as a primary method of assessing environmental fungal exposure Routine clinical usage of immunoassays, a type of blood test for measuring antigen-specific IgG or IgE antibodies, isn’t recommended as a major method of assessing environmental fungal exposure or its dangerous effects according to a report posted this month in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology .The Daily Health Plan Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge services of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Organization and Kaiser Family Base. All rights reserved.

Clinical trial to examine practical great things about combined therapy against stroke Researchers at Vanderbilt University INFIRMARY are leading a global clinical trial to examine the functional great things about a combined therapy to take care of acute ischemic stroke, a kind of stroke where a blood clot becomes lodged in an artery within the brain, reducing blood flow and depriving human brain cells of oxygen.