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August 20, 1955

Progress in Allergy. IV

JAMA. 1955;158(16):1481. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960160075031

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In his introduction to this fourth volume Kallós gives an excellent review of the current progress in allergy in addition to covering facts that are well known. The student of allergy will find this introduction together with the large bibliography a valuable source of information for laboratory or clinical use. Each contributor is outstanding in his particular field. The manner in which the various facets of clinical and basic scientific concepts of allergy has been presented is excellent.

Bohrod's contribution on histology of allergic and related lesions is a comprehensive review of the histopathology of allergic disorders. In it he attempts to correlate the lesions described by the clinician and immunologist as allergic with the pathological findings. This article is one of the best discussions available on this subject. Mayer's chapter, entitled "Group Sensitization to Compounds of Quinone Structure and Its Biochemical Basis," is well documented. Those interested in this subject

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