Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Clinical Immunology is associated with the study of diseases which are caused due to disorders of immune system i.e., abnormal growth of any cellular tissues of the system, hypersensitivities such as asthma, immune system failure and other allergies. Some of the immune diseases include autoimmune disease, hypersensitivity, immune disorder and immunodeficiency.
An allergic disease occurs when a person immune system reacts to substances present in the environment that are harmless for most people. These substances are known as allergens and are found in dust mites, pets, pollen, insects, ticks, moulds, foods and some medications. Some of the allergies include drug allergy, food allergy, insect allergy, latex allergy, mold allergy, pet allergy and pollen allergy.