Allergen content in German cockroach extracts and sensitization profiles to a new expanded set of cockroach allergens determine in vitro extract potency for IgE reactivity.

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Summary of "Allergen content in German cockroach extracts and sensitization profiles to a new expanded set of cockroach allergens determine in vitro extract potency for IgE reactivity."

Cockroach allergens are an important cause of IgE-mediated sensitization in inner-city asthmatics. However, cockroach extracts used for diagnosis and immunotherapy are not standardized.


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Name: The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
ISSN: 1097-6825


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