This study is looking for allergic asthmatics. Lung and allergy testing will be done to
verify. If qualified, blood will be drawn for laboratory studies.
Non-smoking allergic asthmatics will be verified using pulmonary function, skin prick
testing, exhaled nitric oxide and serum IgE. If qualified, blood will be drawn, treated
with study medication and then stimulated with the allergen to which the subject is
allergic. Mediators including Histamine, IL-13, IL-4, and leukotrienes will be measured.
- Age 19 and above Allergic Asthma Serum IgE greater than 30iu/ml Exhaled Nitric Oxide
greater than 17ppb
- smoking history