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Clinicians and allergists who are interested in a practical, concise summary of basic and current concepts of clinical allergy will find it in this compendium. The 42 short chapters deal with allergy as a biologic phenomenon, discussing how sensitization occurs and how immunology is applicable to allergic diseases.
The difference between immediate and delayed types of allergic reactions is discussed, as well as the difference between anaphylaxis and atophy. More practically, Dr. Sherman writes of the agents that can cause atopic disease, the method of giving injections, and the procedures used in passive transfer tests. The views on food allergy
Hypersensitivity: Mechanisms and Management.. Ann Intern Med. ;69:1341–1342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1341_2
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