Clinical efficacy of house dust mite-specific immunotherapy in asthmatic children.

  title={Clinical efficacy of house dust mite-specific immunotherapy in asthmatic children.},
  author={Tzuchun Tsai and Jenher Lu and Shu-Jen Chen and R S Tang},
  journal={Pediatrics and neonatology},
  volume={51 1},
BACKGROUND Immunotherapy has been widely used in the treatment of allergic diseases. We evaluated the clinical efficacy of specific immunotherapy with extracts of Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Dp) and Dermatophagoides farinae (Df) in children with asthma. METHODS All 40 children had moderate-to-severe asthma and positive allergen tests for Dp and Df. All required daily medication. They were randomly assigned to two groups: Half of them received immunotherapy with subcutaneous injections of… CONTINUE READING


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