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Wasp Venom Immunotherapy

In 1962 a paper was published in the Journal of Immunology by Mary Loveless titled “Immunization in wasp-sting allergy through venom repositories and periodic stings”. Loveless reported that a patient with an extreme wasp sting allergy can be protected for months with a course of 6 sacsful of wasp venom over 2 and ½ hours. [...]

The first case of Oral Immunotherapy?

In June 1906 Alfred T. Schofield met a boy that was 13 years old, he had a severe reaction to eggs. He started treatment for the boy in December giving him 1/10,000th of an egg daily with a little calcium lactate. In January he increased the dosage to 1/1,000th of an egg which was taken [...]

Development of Allergen Immunotherapy

The Lancet reported about grass pollen injection immunotherapy for summer hay fever by Leonard Noon and John Freeman on June 11th 1911. After Noon’s death in 1913, Freeman continued the work expanding the practice of immunotherapy. In 1930 Freeman published the first rush immunotherapy protocol. What followed was well written and cited but the beginnings [...]

Rush Immunotherapy – Dr Shah Channel 10

Dr Shah The Potential Effects of Allergy Immunotherapy on Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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