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History of Allergy

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Allergy first defined by von Pirquet in 1906. Asthma and eczema first described by Hippocrates in 400BC. Other key events in history of allergy were identification of pollens as the cause of hay fever by Wyman and Blackley and that of the IgE antibody by the Ishizaka'a and Johansson.

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  • Food Allergy
  • Allergic Disease
  • Grass Pollen
  • Pollen Extract
  • Systemic Mastocytosis

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Edwards, A. (2009). History of Allergy. In: Pawankar, R., Holgate, S.T., Rosenwasser, L.J. (eds) Allergy Frontiers: Diagnosis and Health Economics. Allergy Frontiers, vol 4. Springer, Tokyo. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-98349-1_1

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