Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy (ASIT)

  • Vladimir V. Klimov


The reader can find the up-to-date information on allergens and their nomenclature, subcutaneous and sublingual methods of allergen-specific therapy (ASIT), mechanisms of action of ASIT, clinical efficacy, etc. There is an explanation why the ASIT as a modality of treatment for atopic allergic conditions is more important and be predominant in the near future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir V. Klimov
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  1. 1.Clinical Immunology and Allergy DepartmentSiberian State Medical UniversityTomskRussia

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