Immunotherapy with alginate-conjugated and alum-precipitated grass pollen extracts in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.

@article{Pegelow1984ImmunotherapyWA,
  title={Immunotherapy with alginate-conjugated and alum-precipitated grass pollen extracts in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.},
  author={K O Pegelow and Lars Belin and Patrik Broman and H. Heilborn and B. Sundin and Kathy Watson},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          275-90
        }
}
In order to compare the safety and the efficacy of two grass pollen extracts made from the same starting material, i.e. equal proportions of cocksfoot and timothy, a 3-year study was made on patients with hay fever. One product was a dialysed aqueous extract of pollens which was chemically conjugated to activated sodium alginate ( Conjuvac ). The other was a pyridine-extracted alum-precipitated crude extract (Allpyral). Forty patients with classical hay fever were admitted to the study. All… CONTINUE READING