Soluble trail as a marker of efficacy of allergen-specific immunotherapy in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis

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Yalcin A. D., GÜMÜŞLÜ S., Parlak G. E., Bisgin A.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.18, no.10, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.883488
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: allergen-specific immunotherapy, sTRAIL levels, allergic rhinitis, skin prick test, HUMAN MAST-CELLS, STRAIL LEVELS, PREVALENCE, APOPTOSIS, RHINITIS, ASTHMA
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Allergic rhinitis is a common health problem affecting the immune system. The homeostasis of the immune system is regulated by apoptosis. In this study, serum circulating soluble TRAIL levels of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis patients before and after allergen-specific immunotherapy were evaluated.