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June 1962

Allergy 1961

Arch Otolaryngol. 1962;75(6):571-574. doi:10.1001/archotol.1962.00740040586013

As mentioned last year,1 the purpose of this review is to call to the attention of otolaryngologists certain thought-provoking and clinically practical items gleaned from the literature published during the past year.

Repository Therapy  Repository therapy remained the cause célèbre in allergy. There is no doubt that it is being more widely used. In the hands of the average allergist it appears but little more effective than conventional methods of therapy, although it does seem to represent a saving of time for the patient. Preparation and assay of the emulsion, timing of the injection, and dosage determination in accordance with clinical sensitivity and anticipated exposure are said to be important.2(Comment: Should this method of treatment achieve almost universal acceptance, it seems nothing short of providential for the allergist that safe, stable, emulsified extracts suitable for general use are not yet commercially available and may not be, at

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