Immunology in the Clinic Review Series; focus on allergies: basophils as biomarkers for assessing immune modulation.


Allergen-specific immunotherapy is an effective clinical treatment for hypersensitivity to many allergens. Studies of basophils during immunotherapy have provided insight into underlying immune mechanisms and support the potential use of basophil activation as a biomarker of clinical outcomes. This review examines the evidence for different pathways of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2011.04503.x


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