allergic threshold

allergic threshold,

n an individual's level of tolerance to allergens.
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Boner et al proposed the allergic threshold after studying asthmatic children who moved back and forth between a low-altitude, allergen-rich environment and a high-altitude, allergen-free environment.
The answer, while not supported by evidence, may lie in modifying the environment for multiple rather than single allergens and in the concept of the allergic threshold, as described by Leonard M.
The concept of the allergic threshold was suggested in studies by Boner et al of children with allergic asthma who were moved back and forth from a low-altitude, allergen-rich environment to a high-altitude (1,756 m), allergen-free environment in the Italian Alps.