hyposensitization


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hyposensitization

[¦hī·pō‚sen·səd·ə′zā·shən]
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Enzyme potentiated hyposensitization III: Control by sugars and diols of the immunological effect of beta-glucuronidase in mice and patients with hay fever.
Antihistamines and decongestants, cromolyn and steroid cortisone type) nasal sprays, various other forms of steroids, and hyposensitization allergy shots) may be used.
Although most allergists gave tests to determine which species their patients were allergic to, few actually recommended hyposensitization (allergy shots) to animal danders as therapy.
Hyposensitization therapy relies on the progressive skewing of IgG antibody production to block excessive IgE production seen in atopy.
Injection immunotherapy in the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis: comparison of 3 hyposensitization protocols.
Potential Treatments: Flea control, steroids, and hyposensitization therapy.
Part I: Prevention--Soap and water, topical barriers, hyposensitization.