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    • Decline in total serum IgE after treatment for tuberculosis. 

      Adams, J.F.; Schölvinck, E.H.; Gie, R.P.; Potter, P.C.; Beyers, N.; Beyers, A.D. (Elsevier, 1999-06-12)
      Background: Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces a type-1 immune response, whereas intestinal parasites elicit a type-2 response. Given that type-1 and type-2 responses inhibit each other, we investigated if ...
    • Respiratory atopic disease, Ascaris-immunoglobulin E and tuberculin testing in urban South African children 

      Obihara, C.C.; Beyers, N.; Gie, R.P.; Hoekstra, M.O.; Fincham, J.E.; Marais, B.J.; Lombard, C.J.; Dini, L.A.; Kimpen, J.L.L. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2006)
      Background Epidemiological relation of intestinal helminth infection and atopic disease, both associated with a T-helper (Th) 2 immune response, is controversial, as it has been reported that helminth infection may either ...
    • Respiratory atopic disease, Ascaris-immunoglobulin E and tuberculin testing in urban South African children. 

      Obihara, C.C.; Buyers, N.; Gie, R.P.; Hoekstra, M.O.; Fincham, J.E.; Marais, B.J.; Lombard, C.J.; Dini, L.A.; Kimpen, J.L.L. (Blackwell, 2006-05)
      Background Epidemiological relation of intestinal helminth infection and atopic disease, both associated with a T‐helper (Th) 2 immune response, is controversial, as it has been reported that helminth infection may either ...