Allergens

Some articles on allergen, allergens:

Sublingual Immunotherapy
... Sublingual immunotherapy involves putting drops or tablets of allergen extracts under the tongue of a patient with allergic reactions and then swallowing the extracts ... the organism to become tolerant to the allergen by absorbing the allergen through the stomach lining ... Allergen immunotherapy is a medical treatment dedicated to allergic patients suffering from severe respiratory allergies that are insufficiently controlled by symptomatic treatments (anti-hista ...
Expansin - Allergenicity
... In grass pollens, the major allergens (group-1 allergens, main causative agents of hay fever and of seasonal asthma) are structurally linked to a sub-group of the β-ex ... These three allergens groups share a carbohydrate-binding module (CBM), which could be responsible for the binding to the IgE antibody ...
Sublingual - Allergens
... Allergens may also be applied under the tongue, and the FDA is reviewing this method of allergen immunotherapy but it is not yet approved in the US ...
Skin Allergy Test - Process - Prick Test
... In the prick test, a few drops of the purified allergen are gently pricked on to the skin surface, usually the forearm ... Intradermal injections are done by injecting a small amount of allergen just beneath the skin surface ... all skin allergy tests are also performed with proven allergens like histamine or glycerin ...
Cat Allergy - Cat Allergens
... Five cat allergens have been described in medical literature ... The two major allergens are Fel d 1 (a secretoglobin) and Fel d 4 (a lipocalin) ... The minor allergens include Fel d 2 (an albumin), Fel d 3 (a cystatin), and cat IgA ...