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Immunotherapy

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Follow the links below to find trusted information about immunotherapy.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Allergen immunotherapy - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Allergen immunotherapy changes the way the immune system reacts to allergens, by switching off allergy.

Read more on ASCIA – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy website

SCIT Treatment Plan - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

The ASCIA Sub-Cutaneous Immunotherapy (SCIT) Treatment Plan is available at www.allergy.org.au/health-professionals/papers/scit-treatment-plan

Read more on ASCIA – Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy website

Allergy treatment - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy: tests, treatments and procedures clinicians and consumers should question

Recommendations from the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) on the introduction of solids to infants, treatment of anaphylaxis, alternative allergy testing, allergen immunotherapy and food-specific IgE testing.

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Biological Therapy (Biotherapy) | myVMC

Biological therapy, or biotherapy, immunotherapy or biological response modifiers, are gaining increasing prominence as anti-cancer agents. They may be used either alone or in combination with traditional anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy.

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Tryptase - Lab Tests Online AU

When you have symptoms such as flushing, nausea, throat swelling or low blood pressure that may be due to a life-threatening allergic reaction; when your doctor suspects that you have mastocytosis or mast cell activation; when you are considering insect venom immunotherapy

Read more on Lab Tests Online website

Vaccination - myDr.com.au

Vaccination is one of the most important public health measures in the world. Find out how vaccination works and about childhood and adult immunisations.

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Vaccination: Australian standard vaccination schedule - myDr.com.au

An easy guide to the vaccinations included in the National Immunisation Schedule as well as some other recommended vaccinations you need.

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Childhood infections: minimising the spread - myDr.com.au

There are ways to minimise infections in young children, including immunisation and hand washing.

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Infectious diseases: when can my child go back to school? - myDr.com.au

Use this guide to determine how long your child should stay away from school or child care.

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