volume 28, issue 1, P44-49 2007
DOI: 10.2500/aap.2007.28.2971
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Abstract: In this article the present and future of immunotherapy is discussed under four general headings: (1) present understanding of mechanisms of immunotherapy, (2) present status of clinical efficacy of immunotherapy, (3) changes/challenges of immunotherapy on the horizon, and (4) future of immunotherapy. The mechanisms of immunotherapy are well delineated and show that immunotherapy alters the natural course of allergic disease. There is a reduction in inflammation, nonspecific hyperresponsiveness, prevention of …

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