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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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Construction of the recombinant vaccine based on T-cell epitope encoding Der p1 and evaluation on its specific immunotherapy efficacy.
Blaser, "Role of interleukin 10 in specific immunotherapy," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
Peters et al., "Adjuvant active specific immunotherapy for human colorectal cancer: 6.5-year median follow-up of a phase III prospectively randomized trial," Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
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.
In contrast to our findings, in patients who do not receive immunotherapy, allergen-specific T-cell responses can be reduced by means of specific immunotherapy (SIT).
Systemic and topical corticosteroids and specific immunotherapy are well-supported treatment modalities in the literature.
Usefulness of specific immunotherapy in patients with severe perennial allergic rhinitis induced by house dust mite: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
Therefore, dedicated studies in children are considered necessary." 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.
Efficacy of sublingual specific immunotherapy in Cupressaceae allergy using in extract of Cupressus arizonica.
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. (11) However, allergy immunotherapy presents risk of systemic reactions, with one study reporting a 0.5% risk of systemic reactions per year of therapy.

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