- allergen extract regulation
- types of allergen extracts
- routes of administration
Most SIT is formulated in US allergists' offices, whereas virtually all SIT is formulated by extract manufacturers in Europe.
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) represents 45% of SIT treatment in Europe but only a small percentage of US allergists (approximately 5.9%) prescribe SLIT.
What are the 4 standardized allergen extracts?
(E) Dust Mite
The 4 standardized extracts are Cat, Dust Mite, Grass and Ragweed.
Comparison of allergen immunotherapy practice patterns in the United States and Europe. Cox, Linda; Jacobsen, Lars. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Volume 103, Number 6, December 2009 , pp. 451-460(10).
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