Positive skin tests to pollen extracts of four species of Pistacia in Israel.

@article{Keynan1987PositiveST,
  title={Positive skin tests to pollen extracts of four species of Pistacia in Israel.},
  author={Nurit Keynan and Carmi Geller-Bernstein and Yoav Waisel and A Bejerano and Advia Shomer-Ilan and Rami Tamir},
  journal={Clinical allergy},
  year={1987},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={243-9}
}
Fifty-eight atopic and nine non-atopic volunteers, all residents of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area, Israel, were skin tested with extracts made from filtered pollen of Pistacia atlantica, P. lentiscus, P. palaestina and P. vera. Twenty-four out of the fifty-eight patients examined (41.4%) had positive skin reactions to at least one of the four examined species of Pistacia: seven of the patients reacted to all the examined extracts, whereas the other seventeen reacted to only some of them… CONTINUE READING