oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of prolonged isolation from environmental allergens on the clinical laboratory manifestations of the allergic state - observation on members of the South African Antarctic Expedition

Volume 52, Issue 14
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The 1975 South African Antarctic expedition included 8 men with a history of allergy, 7 who showed cutaneous hypersensitivity to common allergens, but denied having experienced symptoms, and 6 who had neither symptoms nor positive skin tests.

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