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Ara h 8, a Bet v 1-homologous allergen from peanut, is a major allergen in patients with combined birch pollen and peanut allergy.
BACKGROUND We recently described patients with soybean allergy mainly mediated by cross-reactivity to birch pollen allergens. A majority of those patients were reported to have peanut allergy. Expand
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Immunotherapy with honeybee venom and yellow jacket venom is different regarding efficacy and safety.
Venom immunotherapy (VIT) for Hymenoptera allergy is accepted as safe and effective. However, widely varying success rates and frequencies of side effects are reported. Differences between variousExpand
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Soybean allergy in patients allergic to birch pollen: clinical investigation and molecular characterization of allergens.
BACKGROUND Allergic reactions to legumes are generally thought to be acquired by means of primary sensitization through the gastrointestinal tract. Recently, Gly m 4 (starvation-associated messageExpand
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Incidence of anaphylaxis with circulatory symptoms: a study over a 3‐year period comprising 940 000 inhabitants of the Swiss Canton Bern
Background Diagnosis of anaphylaxis is clinically based and usually straightforward. However, data on the epidemiology of anaphylaxis, particularly the most profound and life‐threatening form such asExpand
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Hymenoptera sting anaphylaxis and urticaria pigmentosa: clinical findings and results of venom immunotherapy in ten patients.
BACKGROUND Occasional patients with urticaria pigmentosa and anaphylaxis after Hymenoptera stings have been described. In this situation the question arises: Is anaphylaxis IgE-mediated or induced byExpand
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Effect of tree pollen specific, subcutaneous immunotherapy on the oral allergy syndrome to apple and hazelnut
Background:  The efficacy of specific immunotherapy (SIT) in pollen allergy is well established. However, its effect on pollen associated food allergy particularly the oral allergy syndrome (OAS) isExpand
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Montelukast versus salmeterol in patients with asthma and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Montelukast/Salmeterol Exercise Study Group.
BACKGROUND Montelukast, a leukotriene receptor antagonist, and salmeterol, a long-acting beta(2)-receptor agonist, each have demonstrated benefits in the treatment of exercise-inducedExpand
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Fish allergy: is cross-reactivity among fish species relevant? Double-blind placebo-controlled food challenge studies of fish allergic adults.
BACKGROUND Allergic reactions to fish are a common cause of food allergy in many areas of the world where fish is a major source of protein. Although different species of fish may be consumed,Expand
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Zafirlukast has no beneficial effects in the treatment of chronic urticaria
Background Leukotriene receptor antagonists have shown some efficacy in the treatment of asthma. Injection of LTC4, LTD4 and LTE4 into the skin leads to a weal‐and‐flare reaction, suggesting anExpand
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Allergy to basidiomycetes.
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