immediate hypersensitivity


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immediate hypersensitivity

[i′mē·dē·ət ‚hī·pər·sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(immunology)
A type of hypersensitivity in which the response rapidly occurs following exposure of a sensitized individual to the antigen.
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Immediate hypersensitivity reactions to b-lactam antibiotics.
Patients at the 4th stage of the disease despite the high level of IgE had immediate hypersensitivity reaction of less intense compared to HIV patients at the 2nd stage of the disease.
Blanca, "Selective immediate hypersensitivity reactions to NSAIDs," Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
Hegde, "A hypothesis for the mechanism of immediate hypersensitivity to mannitol," Allergology International, vol.
Our case provides a clear history of immediate hypersensitivity to yeasts and yeast components with symptoms being evident shortly after ingestion of several yeast-containing alcoholic beverages.
Prior contact with the agent is required for the development of this type of immediate hypersensitivity reaction.
The child has had no hives, no lip swelling, and no other signs of immediate hypersensitivity. In such a case, the best approach is to treat with topical therapies and follow the patient clinically.
Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy is the clinical result of a type I immediate hypersensitivity reaction due to the presence of IgE antibodies to a specific food.
Most reactions are a type I immediate hypersensitivity. There are few published cases of type IV delayed hypersensitivity Ester-LAs are metabolised by pseudo cholinesterase to p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA).
It was found that atopic women presenting the genotypes CT or TT at the position--819 and the genotype CA or AA at the position --592 had higher risk for developing immediate hypersensitivity reaction to 0-lactams.

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