Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization): Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting

R. A. Thompson, J. Bousquet, S. Cohen, P. C. Frei, L. Jager, P. H. Lambert, M. H. Lessof, R. H. Loblay, H. J. Malling, B. Weeke, Philip S. Norman, A. L. De Weck

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This memorandum reviews the present status of allergen immunotherapy, its scientific basis, and the clinical evidence of its efficacy. It also makes recommendations on both indications and contraindications, the most appropriate allergens and treatment regimens, and on prevention and management of adverse reactions. Finally, it indicates future developments in this form of treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-272
Number of pages10
JournalBulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume67
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Immunologic Desensitization
Allergens
Therapeutics

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Thompson, R. A., Bousquet, J., Cohen, S., Frei, P. C., Jager, L., Lambert, P. H., ... De Weck, A. L. (1989). Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization): Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 67(3), 263-272.

Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization) : Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting. / Thompson, R. A.; Bousquet, J.; Cohen, S.; Frei, P. C.; Jager, L.; Lambert, P. H.; Lessof, M. H.; Loblay, R. H.; Malling, H. J.; Weeke, B.; Norman, Philip S.; De Weck, A. L.

In: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 67, No. 3, 1989, p. 263-272.

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Thompson, RA, Bousquet, J, Cohen, S, Frei, PC, Jager, L, Lambert, PH, Lessof, MH, Loblay, RH, Malling, HJ, Weeke, B, Norman, PS & De Weck, AL 1989, 'Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization): Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 263-272.
Thompson RA, Bousquet J, Cohen S, Frei PC, Jager L, Lambert PH et al. Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization): Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 1989;67(3):263-272.
Thompson, R. A. ; Bousquet, J. ; Cohen, S. ; Frei, P. C. ; Jager, L. ; Lambert, P. H. ; Lessof, M. H. ; Loblay, R. H. ; Malling, H. J. ; Weeke, B. ; Norman, Philip S. ; De Weck, A. L. / Current status of allergen immunotherapy (hyposensitization) : Memorandum from a WHO/IUIS meeting. In: Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 1989 ; Vol. 67, No. 3. pp. 263-272.
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