Grass pollen allergens

Kliene-Tebbe, J. & Davies, J.M. (2014) Grass pollen allergens. In Akdis, C.A. & Agache, I. (Eds.) Global Atlas of Allergy. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 22-26.

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Abstract

Pollens from diverse grass plants are main contributors to seasonal inhalant allergies worldwide. Grass group 1 and 5 allergens represent highly cross-reactive and potent major allergens, group 5 present only in temperate climate grasses (Pooideae). Depending on climate and region, global sensitization rates to grass pollen vary between 1% to 30% of the general population,. Strong evidence supports specific immunotherapy with grass pollen extracts.

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ID Code: 87888
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 978-961-281-684-1
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
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Deposited On: 29 Sep 2015 23:00
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2015 05:20

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