Glossary beginning with M
The highest dose of allergen targeted for immunotherapy. The build-up phase of immunotherapy is meant to increase a patient's allergen tolerance to the point where they can receive regular maintenance injections.
- major allergen
- minor allergen
An allergenic protein that has been found to be clinically significant in a minority of patients allergic to that allergen (<50%). While less relevant to a population, these may still be important to patients sensitive to them.
A milliliter. One thousandth of a liter.