Yogendra Pal, Rashmi Saxena Pal


Allergy,also known as hypersensitivity is defined as the  immunological response of body as a response to an allergen,better called as  an antigen.There a number of causative factors behind allergy.Sometimes the allergy results into a disease and sometimes it is usually the effects caused by certain mixed causes and reasons.Allergenic extracts are derived from the root sources and they are being used nowadays for the diagnostic purposes of allergy.The allergens vary in their potency and are termed as major and minor extracts.This review deals with the study of various allergenic extracts,such as pollen,fungi,dust,insects,food,latex,drugsand other miscellaneous types.An attempt has been made to study the various types of allergens and their root causes.

Key word: Allergy,allergens,allergenic extracts,drug allergy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24018/10.24018/iijmps.2018.v1i1.22

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