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im·mu·no·ther·a·py

 (ĭm′yə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n. pl. im·mu·no·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response.

im′mu·no·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
im′mu·no·ther′a·pist n.

immunotherapy

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the treatment of disease by stimulating the body's production of antibodies
immunotherapeutic adj

im•mu•no•ther•a•py

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈθɛr ə pi, ɪˌmyu-)

n., pl. -pies.
treatment designed to produce immunity to a disease or enhance the resistance of the immune system to an active disease process, as cancer.
[1905–10]
im`mu•no•ther`a•peu′tic (-ˈpyu tɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunotherapy - therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
Translations
imunoterapie

immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθerəpɪ] Ninmunoterapia f

immunotherapy

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nimmunoterapia

im·mu·no·ther·a·py

n. inmunoterapia, inmunización pasiva del paciente por medio de anticuerpos preformados (suero o gamma globulina).

immunotherapy

n inmunoterapia
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Out of last 25 patients taking specific immunotherapy and avoidance of specific allergen 80% showed good results, 15% showed satisfactory results, 5% showed poor results.
Usefulness of specific immunotherapy in patients with atopic dermatitis and allergic sensitization to house dust mites: a multi-centre, randomized, dose-response study.
Effectiveness of specific immunotherapy in the treatment of allergic rhinitis: an analysis of randomized, prospective, single- or double-blind, placebo-controlled studies.
Its new standard paediatric investigation plan for allergen products for specific immunotherapy covers medicines for these allergens: a birch tree group: birch, alder, hazel, hornbeam, oak, chestnut, and beech; a grass group: Kentucky bluegrass, timothy, cocksfoot, fescue, sweet vernal, velvet, oat, barley, ryegrass, cultivated rye, wheat; and a mite group: house dust mites dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, and D.
This study demonstrates first-season efficacy in children and adolescents given preseasonal and coseasonal specific immunotherapy, but this needs to be assessed in a long-term, placebo-controlled trial over several years," researchers led by Dr.
Specific immunotherapy With SQ standardized grass allergen tablets in asthmatics with rhinocon-junctivitis.
A review of recent placebo-controlled trials indicates that the risk of developing asthma among patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis is significantly reduced when patients receive specific immunotherapy.

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