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Allergen extracts have been used for diagnosis and treatment of allergy for around 100 years. During the second half of 20th century, the notion increasingly gained foothold that accurate standardization of such extracts is of great importance for improvement of their quality. As a consequence, manufacturers have implemented extensive protocols for(More)
Bouveret's syndrome is an unusual presentation of gallstone ileus, due to duodenal obstruction. It is produced by the migration of biliary calculus through a cholecystogastric or cholecystoduodenal fistula. We present 3 new cases of Bouveret's syndrome, and the clinical and radiological findings on different imaging procedures (plain abdominal radiography,(More)
BACKGROUND Pomegranate allergy is associated with sensitization to non-specific lipid transfer proteins (nsLTPs). Our aim was to identify and characterize the non-specific nsLTPs expressed in pomegranate at the molecular level and to study their allergenic properties in terms of immunoglobulin E (IgE)-binding and cross-reactivity with peach nsLTP (Pru p 3).(More)
INTRODUCTION Allergen immunotherapy is a long-term treatment that has been associated with patient adherence issues. The aim of the study was to increase the knowledge on compliance of patients allergic to house dust mites, receiving sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). METHODS A retrospective observational study was performed in 53 Spanish allergy units. We(More)
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