bioequivalent allergy unit
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bioequivalent allergy unitA unit of immunogenicity based on quantitative skin testing, which uses standardised extracts of various allergens.
BAUs replace, but are not equivalent, to allergy units, in which the value of the units was arbitrarily assigned.
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bioequivalent allergy unitAllergy medicine A unit based on quantitative skin testing, which uses standardized extracts of various allergens. See Desensitization, Skin testing.
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