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Forty-six chapters by 43 authors. The first section, on clinical immunology, in reality details basic immunology, with little reference to clinical application. The chapter on immunopathology of allergy (Gel and Coombs classification) in Section 2 is particularly instructive. However, the evaluation of the allergic patient should have included sensitization tests not only with pollen, dust, and molds but also with animal danders, milk, eggs, wheat, nuts, and fish. The chapter on drugs important in allergic diseases offers a complete list of medicinal agents with generic terms, trade names, recommended doses (adult and pediatric) and helpful related clinical comments. The chapter
Allergy and Clinical Immunology.. Ann Intern Med. 1980;93:163. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-1-163_2
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