Allergens and allergen immunotherapy by Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

By Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford

Modernized and up to date, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy, Fourth Edition discusses all significant parts 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 inauspicious effects

Compiling the examine of an influential group of investigators and scientists, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is full of quickly reference charts, tables and indexes. Allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists will locate this new streamlined fourth version an exceptional useful reference for on-the-go prognosis, therapy, and administration of allergies.


  • new concentrate on the main proper 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 totally 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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