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Background: Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been deployed in humans and dogs; to the best of the authors' knowledge, there are no published studies about the use of SLIT in cats. Objectives: Evaluate the clinical efficacy of SLIT in atopic cats sensitized to dust and storage mites, assessing...

Author(s)
Foj, R.; Carrasco, I.; Clemente, F.; Scarampella, F.; Calvet, A.; Prats, A.; Vivancos, S.; Brazís, P.; Puigdemont, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2021, 32, 1, pp 67-e12
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Background: Feline allergic skin disease and asthma occur regularly in small animal practice. Objectives: To provide evidence-based recommendations for small animal practitioners on the treatment of feline atopic syndrome (FAS). Methods and materials: The authors reviewed the literature available...

Author(s)
Mueller, R. S.; Nuttall, T.; Prost, C.; Schulz, B.; Bizikova, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2021, 32, 1, pp 43-e8
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Background: A recent pilot study of primary care veterinarians' attitudes regarding canine atopic dermatitis and initiation of allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT) revealed several barriers to specialist referral (in the USA) and use of ASIT as a treatment modality. Hypothesis/Objectives: The...

Author(s)
Flanagan, S.; Schick, A.; Lewis, T. P.; Tater, K. C.; Rishniw, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2020, 32, 2, pp 106-e21
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Objectives: Cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants (CCD) cause false positive/clinically irrelevant results in seasonal in vitro allergy tests due to the binding of immunoglobulin IgE against CCD (anti-CCD IgE). There is no study regarding the presence of this phenomen in cats. The aim of this...

Author(s)
Mohammaddavoodi, A.; Panakova, L.; Christian, M.; Burgener, I.; Müller, E.; Wagner, R.
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2020, 48, 6, pp 404-409
Abstract

Allergen-specific rush immunotherapy (RIT) shows promise in treating asthma; however, pet cats will likely require at least initial concurrent glucocorticoids (GCs) to control serious clinical signs. How the immunosuppressive effects of GCs would impact RIT in cats is unknown. The hypothesis of...

Author(s)
Chang, C. H.; Cohn, L. A.; DeClue, A. E.; Liu, H.; Reinero, C. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2013, 197, 2, pp 268-272
Abstract

Therapeutic options are generally divided into medical options and allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT). Allergens should be selected for ASIT based on the results of 'allergy testing' and most dermatologists limit the number of allergens to 10 or 12. Historically, the only option available for...

Author(s)
Diesel, A. B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Veterinary allergy, 2014, pp 234-236
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Cat allergy is one of the most prevalent allergies worldwide and can lead to the development of rhinitis and asthma. Thus far, only allergen extracts from natural sources have been used for allergen-specific immunotherapy. However, extracts and whole allergens in immunotherapy present an...

Author(s)
Luzar, J.; Molek, P.; Šilar, M.; Korošec, P.; Košnik, M.; Štrukelj, B.; Lunder, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Molecular Immunology, 2016, 71, pp 176-183
Abstract

Practical relevance: Hypersensitivity dermatitis (HD) is often suspected in cats and is mostly caused by insect bites, food or environmental allergens. Cats with non-flea induced HD are reported to present frequently with one or more of the following cutaneous reaction patterns: miliary dermatitis, ...

Author(s)
Favrot, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 9, pp 778-784
Abstract

Allergies are often suspected in cats and they are mainly hypersensitivity reactions against insect bites, food- or environmental allergens. Cats, with non flea induced atopic dermatitis, normally present with one oft he following reaction patterns: miliary dermatitis, eosinophilic dermatitis,...

Author(s)
Favrot, C.; Rostaher, A.; Fischer, N.
Publisher
Verlag Hans Huber , Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2014, 156, 7, pp 327-335
Abstract

Background: Allergy to cat epithelia is highly prevalent, being the major recommendation for allergy sufferers its avoidance. However, this is not always feasible. Allergen specific immunotherapy is therefore recommended for these patients. The use of polymerized allergen extracts, allergoids,...

Author(s)
Morales, M.; Gallego, M.; Iraola, V.; Taulés, M.; Oliveira, E. de; Moya, R.; Carnés, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Immunology, 2017, 18, 10, pp (24 February 2017)

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