10/2018. A pilot study in dogs with atopic dermatitis

It has been published in Veterinary Dermatology a clinical study with a novel vaccine for the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis developed by INMUNOTEK.

Canine atopic dermatitis is an allergic disease caused by sensitization to different allergens including mites.  It can be treated by specific allergen immunotherapy. This study assess for the first time a vaccine consisting of polymers of mite allergens (D. farinae) conjugated with mannan derived from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. These glyco-conjugates are hypoallergenic and target dendritic cells (the cells of the immune system that initiate the immune response). The results of this trial are encouraging for the new preparation since they indicate a rapid clinical improvement with a reduced number of doses without safety concerns. 

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