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Desensitization, Immunologic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Desensitization, Immunologic
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.465.425.450.310
E05.478.610.310
Unique ID
D003888
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003888
Scope Note
Immunosuppression by the administration of increasing doses of antigen. Though the exact mechanism is not clear, the therapy results in an increase in serum levels of allergen-specific IMMUNOGLOBULIN G, suppression of specific IgE, and an increase in suppressor T-cell activity.
Entry Version
DESENSITIZATION IMMUNOL
Entry Term(s)
Allergen Immunotherapy
Allergy Shots
Hyposensitization Therapy
Immunologic Desensitization
Immunotherapy, Allergen
Therapy, Hyposensitization
Venom Immunotherapy
See Also
Allergoids
Public MeSH Note
80; was DESENSITIZATION 1965-79
Online Note
use DESENSITIZATION, IMMUNOLOGIC to search DESENSITIZATION 1966-79
History Note
80; was DESENSITIZATION 1963-79 (Prov 1963-64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Desensitization, Immunologic Preferred
Allergen Immunotherapy Narrower
Allergy Shots Related
Venom Immunotherapy Related
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