Mechanisms of sublingual immunotherapy.

  title={Mechanisms of sublingual immunotherapy.},
  author={Guy W Scadding and Stephen R. Durham},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  volume={46 4},
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been shown to be effective in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. Despite comparable clinical efficacy to traditional subcutaneous immunotherapy, the mechanisms of SLIT have yet to be fully established. This article considers the role of the local oral mucosa and regional lymphoid tissues in the… CONTINUE READING