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Role of interleukin 10 in specific immunotherapy.
The induction of allergen-specific anergy in peripheral T cells represents a key step in specific immunotherapy (SIT). Here we demonstrate that the anergic state results from increased IL-10Expand
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A revised nomenclature for allergy: An EAACI position statement from the EAACI nomenclature task force
This report has been prepared by an EAACI task force representing the five EAACI Sections and the EAACI Executive Committee composed of specialists that reflect the broad opinion on allergy expressedExpand
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Pollen‐related allergy in Europe *
The increasing mobility of Europeans for business and leisure has led to a need for reliable information about exposure to seasonal airborne allergens during travel abroad. Over the last 10 years orExpand
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Intralymphatic allergen administration renders specific immunotherapy faster and safer: A randomized controlled trial
The only causative treatment for IgE-mediated allergies is allergen-specific immunotherapy. However, fewer than 5% of allergy patients receive immunotherapy because of its long duration and risk ofExpand
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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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Predictors of side effects during the buildup phase of venom immunotherapy for Hymenoptera venom allergy: the importance of baseline serum tryptase.
BACKGROUND Severe side effects during venom immunotherapy (VIT) are associated with a variety of risk factors. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to evaluate the association of baseline serum tryptaseExpand
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Predictors of severe systemic anaphylactic reactions in patients with Hymenoptera venom allergy: importance of baseline serum tryptase-a study of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical
BACKGROUND Severe anaphylaxis to honeybee or vespid stings is associated with a variety of risk factors, which are poorly defined. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to evaluate the association of baselineExpand
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Adverse reactions to food *
A significant number of people believe that they are 'allergic' to certain foods. Here, in an edited account of a recent report from the National Dairy Council (1998), the causes and management ofExpand
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Respiratory health and long-term exposure to air pollutants in Swiss schoolchildren. SCARPOL Team. Swiss Study on Childhood Allergy and Respiratory Symptoms with Respect to Air Pollution, Climate and
The impact of long-term exposure to air pollution on respiratory and allergic symptoms and illnesses was assessed in a cross-sectional study of schoolchildren (ages 6 to 15 yr, n = 4,470) living inExpand
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Lung function and long term exposure to air pollutants in Switzerland. Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults (SAPALDIA) Team.
The effect of long-term exposure to air pollutants was studied in a cross-sectional population-based sample of adults (aged 18 to 60 yr; n = 9,651) residing in eight different areas in Switzerland.Expand
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