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    • Chemokines are secreted by monocytes following OK-432 (lyophilized Streptococcus pyogenes) stimulation 

      Olsnes, Carla; Stavang, Helen Åse Margrethe; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen (BioMed Central, 2009-01-28)
      Background: OK-432, penicillin-killed Streptococcus pyogenes, is used in treating lymphangiomas and carcinomas. We have studied in vitro the role of mononuclear phagocytes (MNPs), including purified monocytes (MOs), in the ...
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    • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction: natural history and effect of surgical treatment 

      Maat, Robert Christiaan; Hilland, Magnus; Røksund, Ola Drange; Halvorsen, Thomas; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge (Springer, 2011-06-05)
      The current follow-up study concerning the supraglottic type of exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) was performed to reveal the natural history of supraglottic EILO and compare the symptoms, as well as the ...
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    • Larynx during exercise: the unexplored bottleneck of the airways 

      Røksund, Ola Drange; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olofsson, Jan; Maat, Robert; Halvorsen, Thomas (2014-07-18)
      Exercise-induced shortness of breath is not uncommon in otherwise healthy young people. Based on the presenting symptoms alone, it is challenging to distinguish exercise-induced asthma (EIA) from exercise-induced obstruction ...
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    • Parenteral Vaccination against Influenza Does Not Induce a Local Antigen-Specific Immune Response in the Nasal Mucosa 

      Brokstad, Karl Albert; Eriksson, Jens-Christian Haug; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Tynning, Turid Liv; Olofsson, Jan; Jonsson, Roland; Davidsson, Åke (University of Chicago Press, 2002-03-19)
      The immune response in the nasal mucosa to influenza vaccination in 23 patients scheduled for tonsillectomy was studied. A statistically significant increase in influenza virus–specific serum and oral fluid antibodies ...
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