Pollen allergy and household budget

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The prevalence of the allergy to birch pollen is high in the middle part of russian Federation. the symptoms of allergic
intermittent rhinitis appears in the first decade and lasted during all life. the severity of the disease is aggravated annually.
the economic burden of allergic rhinitis includes direct, indirect and hidden costs. the indirect cost (disability and loss of
productivity, hypoallergenic life arrangements) exceeds direct costs many times. allergen specific immunotherapy by pollen
allergovaccines is unique kind of pathogenic management. asIt demonstrates significant improvement of the symptoms of
rhinitis and asthma, quality of life. one of the main problems is high costs of asIt. economical models used in investigations
on asIt cost effectiveness demonstrated lucre in the following 10 years of life after 3 year's course of asIt. In order to achieve
high clinical result it is necessary to follow european standard's guidance on specific immunotherapy strictly.

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M A Mokronosova

M A Mokronosova

I. Mechnikov Research Institute for Vaccines and Sera, RAMS

I. Mechnikov Research Institute for Vaccines and Sera, RAMS


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