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June 1983

Bacteria-Specific IgE in Patients With Nasal Polyposis: A Preliminary Report

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Otolaryngology, Stanford (Calif) University Medical Center.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1983;109(6):372-375. doi:10.1001/archotol.1983.00800200018006

• Sixty-one patients exhibiting chronic nasal polyposis had their conditions evaluated by radioallergosorbent tests to determine the presence of bacteria-specific serum IgE. Fifty-nine patients exhibited positive serum IgE to at least one of 11 bacteria tested. There are several implications of the collected data.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1983;109:372-375)

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