Specific sensitivity to individual grass pollens in some hay fever patients


Dr F. H. Milner, Bencard Allergy Unit, Beccham Research Laboratories, Clarendon Road, Worthing, Sussex.


It has been shown in a series of 338 hay fever sufferers that about 19% give one or more (up to nine) negative skin test reactions when tested by the prick test technique to extracts of the pollens of twelve of the most widespread British grasses.