Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy

4th Edition

Richard F. Lockey, F. Lockey Richard, Dennis K. Ledford

CRC Press
Published August 19, 2008
Reference - 576 Pages - 89 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420061970 - CAT# H1976
Series: Clinical Allergy and Immunology


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Modernized and updated, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy, Fourth Edition discusses all major areas of allergens and immunotherapies:

  • pollens
  • animal/insect
  • fungi
  • food
  • the manufacture and standardization of allergen vaccines
  • the administration of vaccines
  • the avoidance and treatment of adverse effects

Compiling the research of an influential team of investigators and scientists, Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is filled with quick reference charts, tables and indexes. Allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists will find this new streamlined fourth edition a great practical reference for on-the-go diagnosis, treatment, and management of allergies.


  • new focus on the most relevant information related to allergens and immunotherapy
  • new concise chapters for easier use as a daily reference
  • the new cutting edge method of sublingual swallow immunotherapy is fully discussed
  • describes inhaled, ingested, and injected allergens
  • allergen vaccines from formulation to manufacture to administration
  • details the avoidance and treatment for adverse effects
  • covers allergen vaccines from formulation to manufacture to administration