Allergen Immunotherapy

Section edited by Gianenrico Senna 

  1. Review

    How to fit allergen immunotherapy in the elderly

    Asthma, allergic rhinitis (AR) and atopic dermatitis are very common in young people, but in the latest decades it was increasingly recognized that also individuals of higher ages, including the population ove...

    Erminia Ridolo, Anti Rogkakou, Maria Teresa Ventura, Irene Martignago, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Gabriele Di Lorenzo and Giovanni Passalacqua

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:17

    Published on: 6 October 2017

  2. Research

    A survey on the perception of allergy specialists about the reimbursed grass pollen tablets for seasonal allergic rhinitis in Italy

    Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is a feasible option to classical subcutaneous immunotherapy to treat respiratory allergy and is increasingly prescribed in Europe. However, the lack of reimbursement may limit ...

    Ilaria Massaro, Oliviero Rossi, Cristoforo Incorvaia and Carlo Lombardi

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:15

    Published on: 15 August 2017

  3. Research

    Effects of specific allergen immunotherapy on biological markers and clinical parameters in asthmatic children: a controlled-real life study

    Allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) is the only treatment able to change the natural course of allergic diseases. We aimed at investigating the clinical efficacy of SLITOR (Serbian registered vaccine for sub...

    I. Djuric-Filipovic, Marco Caminati, D. Filipovic, C. Salvottini and Z. Zivkovic

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2017 15:7

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  4. Research

    Vitamin D3 improves the effects of low dose Der p 2 allergoid treatment in Der p 2 sensitized BALB/c mice

    Airborne allergens can induce an immunological chronic disease characterized by airway hyper responsiveness and inflammation, mediated by exaggerated Th2 immune response. Allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) ...

    Claudia Petrarca, Emanuela Clemente, Valentina Amato, Alessia Gatta, Sara Cortese, Alessia Lamolinara, Cosmo Rossi, Stefania Zanotta, Gianni Mistrello, Roberto Paganelli and Mario Di Gioacchino

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2016 14:7

    Published on: 5 August 2016

  5. Commentary

    AIT (allergen immunotherapy): a model for the “precision medicine”

    The interpretation of medical approaches, especially therapy, evolved rapidly in the last century. Starting from the simple description of symptoms, we moved to the pathophysiological descriptions, to the evid...

    Giovanni Passalacqua and Giorgio Walter Canonica

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:24

    Published on: 8 October 2015

  6. Research

    The perception of allergen-specific immunotherapy among pediatricians in the primary care setting

    Allergic respiratory diseases are constantly increasing in prevalence. Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT) represent a valuable therapeutic tool as symptomatic and preventative approach, expecially in children. In It...

    Massimo Landi, Paolo Meglio, Ermanno Praitano, Carlo Lombardi, Giovanni Passalacqua and Giorgio Walter Canonica

    Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2015 13:15

    Published on: 24 July 2015