Immunologic and cellular changes accompanying the therapy of pollen allergy.

@article{Levy1971ImmunologicAC,
  title={Immunologic and cellular changes accompanying the therapy of pollen allergy.},
  author={David C. Levy and Lawrence M. Lichtenstein and Eric Goldstein and Kimishige Ishizaka},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1971},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={360-9}
}
We had found previously that children with ragweed hay fever were somewhat less symptomatic after preseasonal immunization with large doses of ragweed pollen extract than were placebo-treated children. To study further the immunologic changes which accompany immunotherapy, these children were treated again the following year. Each patient served as his own control. Serum blocking (IgG) antibody, measured by inhibition of antigen-induced leukocyte histamine release, was increased 20- to 40-fold… CONTINUE READING
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