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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 booklet keeps to supply finished assurance of all kinds of allergens and allergen vaccines, giving clinicians the fundamental info they should safely make a prognosis and provide the very best remedies.

The 5th version includes many new and revised chapters―particularly within the fields of dermis testing―and huge updates to the sublingual and oral immunotherapy chapters.

Key gains:

  • Comprehensive – covers an unlimited diversity of allergens and allergen immunotherapies, supplying the entire useful details in a single volume
  • Synoptic – offers the fundamental info utilizing figures and tables for fast entry
  • Up-to-date – comprises the very most recent details on subcutaneous, sublingual and oral allergen immunotherapies to supply the very best treatments
  • Reliable – offers simple details that every one clinicians want to know approximately cross-reactivity between allergens and the way it impacts prognosis and therapy, in addition to the most important info essential to perform any type of immunotherapy in a secure and potent demeanour
  • Supplemental kinds – includes template kinds that may be utilized by the clinician in day-by-day practice

The 5th version of this vintage textual content remains to be a necessary touchstone for any practitioner who conducts pores and skin checks and prescribes subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunotherapies.

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Also, a multicenter, collaborative, placebo-controlled study conducted later confirmed the lack of efficacy of this method [158]. 9 DRUGS AND BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS The purported effectiveness of oral desensitization to foods was soon applied to drug hypersensitivity, and a report of successful oral desensitization of a malaria patient with anaphylactic hypersensitivity to quinine appeared in the French literature [159]. When the allergenic character of pharmaceutical and biological products derived from plant and animal sources became increasingly evident, attempts were made to desensitize reactive patients who otherwise would be deprived of essential specific therapy.

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