Cross-reactivity of pollen allergens: impact on allergen immunotherapy.

  title={Cross-reactivity of pollen allergens: impact on allergen immunotherapy.},
  author={Richard W. Weber},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={203-11; quiz 212-3, 231}
  • Richard W. Weber
  • Published 2007 in
    Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
OBJECTIVE To provide guidelines for the rational formulation of allergen immunotherapy extracts based on knowledge of pollen allergen and epitope cross-reactivity. DATA SOURCES A PubMed search was performed for articles published from 1966 to 2007 using the keywords pollen, allergen, and cross-reactivity. Older literature was found through cross-referencing of older articles and older reviews on pollen cross-reactivity. STUDY SELECTION Articles that dealt with crude pollen extracts and… CONTINUE READING