allergen


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any substance that can cause an allergy

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allergen in 52 (45%) patients, with 1% aqueous extract allergen in 44 (38%) patients and with 0.
In a group of patients with allergy and depression, prophylactic treatment of these conditions may prevent worsening of mood during peak allergen season.
Homes with exclusively outdoor dogs had dog allergen levels between no-dog homes and indoor-dog homes.
When there is a dog in the home, children with a positive skin prick test result for dog allergen are at no greater risk for eczema at 4 years than children with a negative test.
It does not use propellants or compressed gasses which can pollute the environment and cause allergen hypersensitivity.
As the therapy progresses, the allergen dilutions become increasingly concentrated, says Dr.
Yet 25% are likely to purchase food products that contain precautionary allergen statements, such as "manufactured in a facility that also processes milk" or "packaged in a facility that also packages peanuts or other nuts.
The purpose of this paper is to describe the allergen levels in varying school settings.
This cancellation of the allergen frequency is an effective tool in permanently clearing allergens from the body.
The results of this survey, known as the National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing, showed that more than 46 percent of the homes surveyed had levels of dust mite allergens high enough to produce allergic reactions, while nearly a quarter of the homes had allergen levels high enough to trigger asthma symptoms in genetically susceptible individuals.
The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act, which went into effect in January, requires food processors to label clearly products containing eight categories of food allergens: milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans.
You'll undergo a detailed history of your condition and a physical exam, followed by skin testing, in which the allergist pricks your skin with an extract of an allergen and evaluates the skin's reaction to identify the substances to which you are allergic.
Allergen exposure in early life has been linked to allergic sensitization and later asthma, but there is little evidence for an association between early allergen exposure and wheezing in infants or children under 5 years of age (Sporik et al.
Most American homes are sheltering at least one allergen along with its residents, according to the largest indoor allergen study to date.