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By Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

ISBN-10: 1420061976

ISBN-13: 9781420061970

Modernized and up-to-date, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy, Fourth Edition discusses all significant components of allergens and immunotherapies:

  • pollens
  • animal/insect
  • fungi
  • food
  • the manufacture and standardization of allergen vaccines
  • the management of vaccines
  • the avoidance and therapy of difficult effects

Compiling the learn of an influential workforce of investigators and scientists, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is stuffed with speedy reference charts, tables and indexes. Allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists will locate this new streamlined fourth version an excellent useful reference for on-the-go analysis, remedy, and administration of allergies.

NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION:

  • new specialise in the main correct info concerning allergens and immunotherapy
  • new concise chapters for less complicated use as a regular reference
  • the new leading edge approach to sublingual swallow immunotherapy is absolutely discussed
  • describes inhaled, ingested, and injected allergens
  • allergen vaccines from formula to fabricate to administration
  • details the avoidance and remedy for adversarial effects
  • covers allergen vaccines from formula to fabricate to administration

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The introduction, in 1912–1913, of bacterial vaccines for the management of seasonal rhinitis was integrated with an attempt to ameliorate nasopharyngeal and paranasal sinus infection as presumed factors in hay fever (82). Morrey reasoned that a nasal mucosa strengthened by bacterial vaccination would be resistant to the effects of whatever irritants were responsible for hay fever (83). Lowdermilk, in 1914, followed up both reports and utilized both Noon’s pollen toxin and Allen’s bacterial vaccine formulations in his introduction of immunotherapy (35).

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