Mirta Álvarez Castelló

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A1 Characterization of the immunoallergic profile towards the proteins of the wheat flour in Cuban population Introduction: Wheat is recognized as an important source of food al-lergens. Wheat flour is one of the most consumed food in Cuba, even from very early ages. However, there is little data about the degree of immunoallergic reaction to wheat flour in(More)
Background: Specific immunotherapy is based on the regular administration over time of a maintenance dose of allergen extracts to allergic patients in order to modify the immune response, thus achieving a decrease in symptoms/drug intake and an improvement in quality of life, possibly on the long-term. Grass pollen tablet, Oralair (Stallergenes, Antony(More)
BACKGROUND Sensitization to three allergic mite species (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides siboney and Blomia tropicalis) from house dust in Cuba has been reported in different studies. OBJECTIVE To assess allergic sensitization to these mites in a north coast area of Havana city. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 210 allergic patients were(More)
Most Latin-American countries use subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) extracts from the United States and Europe and sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) from Europe, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico. The number of researches on immunotherapy (IT) in Latin America has increased extensively in the last years. Only few Latin American(More)
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