Allergy to feathers

  title={Allergy to feathers},
  author={K. Kilpi{\"o} and S. M{\"a}kinen-Kiljunen and T. Haahtela and M. Hannuksela},
  • K. Kilpiö, S. Mäkinen-Kiljunen, +1 author M. Hannuksela
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Allergy
  • Skin prick test reactivity to commercial and self‐made feather‐allergen extracts was examined in 269 consecutive adult patients with suspected allergic cutaneous or respiratory symptoms who had been referred to a university clinic. Some 177 subjects reacted to any inhalant allergen. Twentyfour (9% of the whole group and 14% of those positive to any inhalant allergen) reacted to commercial feather extracts from ALK (Hørsholm. Denmark), and 51 to any of the seven feather extracts used. Feather… CONTINUE READING
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