San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Bibliography 1970s

Bibliography of Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center: Allergy/Immunology

(Note: The notes below certain publications identify those that have had an impact to alter, in some manner, the practice of allergy/immunology over the course of time, or to provide some historical perspective.)

  1. Michels MI, Jacobs RL: Hypersensitivity to tetanus toxoid. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1974;53:118-9
  1. Graybill JR, Sande MA, Reinarz JA, Shapiro SR. Controlled penicillin anaphylaxis leading to desensitization. South Med J. 1974;67:62-4.
  2. James FK, Pence HL, Driggers DJ, Jacobs RL, Horton DE: Imported fire ant sensitivity.  Studies of human reactions to fire ant venom.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1976;58:110-20


(Note: This paper demonstrated that skin testing to whole body extract of fire ants was an effective diagnostic tool.)


  1. Pence HL, Mitchell DQ, Greely RL, Updegraff BR, Selfridge HD. Immunotherapy for mountain cedar pollinosis: A double blind controlled study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1976;58:39-50


(Note:  This paper was the first paper to demonstrate that immunotherapy was effective against tree allergy)