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By Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

This 5th version of the bestselling Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is now thoroughly up to date and revised to incorporate subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunomodulator remedies of allergic disease.

The redesigned publication keeps to supply accomplished insurance of all kinds of allergens and allergen vaccines, giving clinicians the basic details they should safely make a analysis and supply the very best remedies.

The 5th variation includes many new and revised chapters―particularly within the fields of epidermis testing―and wide updates to the sublingual and oral immunotherapy chapters.

Key beneficial properties:

  • Comprehensive – covers an enormous variety of allergens and allergen immunotherapies, offering all of the helpful info in a single volume
  • Synoptic – offers the fundamental info utilizing figures and tables for immediate entry
  • Up-to-date – contains the very most modern info on subcutaneous, sublingual and oral allergen immunotherapies to supply the absolute best treatments
  • Reliable – offers uncomplicated info that each one clinicians want to know approximately cross-reactivity between allergens and the way it impacts prognosis and remedy, in addition to the foremost details essential to perform any kind of immunotherapy in a secure and potent demeanour
  • Supplemental varieties – includes template kinds that may be utilized by the clinician in day-by-day practice

The 5th version of this vintage textual content is still a vital touchstone for any practitioner who conducts pores and skin exams and prescribes subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunotherapies.

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Preparation and properties of concentrates of house dust allergen. J Invest Dermatol 1942; 5: 7. 58. Cooke RA. Human sensitization. J Immunol 1916; 1: 201. 59. Stull A, Cooke RA, Tenant J. The allergen content of protein extracts; its determination and deterioration. J Allergy 1933; 4: 455. Thommen AA. The specific treatment of hay fever. In Coca AF, Walzer M, Thommen AA, eds. Asthma and Hay Fever in Theory and Practice. London: Balliere, Tindall, & Cox, 1931: 757–774. 61. Bernton HS. Plantain hay fever and asthma.

N Engl Reg Allergy Proc 1985; 6: 285. Cohen SG. The American academy of allergy, an historical review. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1976; 64: 322–466. Storm van Leeuwen W. Bronchial asthma in relation to ­climate. Proc R Soc Med 1924; 17: 19. 55. Thommen AA. Etiology of hay fever: studies in hay fever. N Y State J Med 1930; 30: 437. Kern RA. Dust sensitization in bronchial asthma. Med Clin North Am 1921; 5: 751. 57. Boatner CH, Efron BG. Studies with antigens. XII. Preparation and properties of concentrates of house dust allergen.

In addition, several groups have demonstrated that intralymphatic injection of allergen as well as transdermal delivery of allergens may offer novel routes to achieve clinical improvement in atopic patients more rapidly than traditional schedules via either the subcutaneous or sublingual routes [218–220]. This historical perspective offers an opportunity to reflect upon the personalities of forbears in the specialty as they sought to apply and understand allergen immunotherapy used to treat their patients who suffer from atopic diseases.

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