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Four Basic Types of Hypersensitivity

The four main types of Hypersensitivity are labeled I, II, III and IV, but also have Descriptive names. Type I, or IgE-mediated, Allergic Hypersensitivity Type I hypersensitivity, or “immediate onset” allergy, develops in stages on repeated exposure to a specific allergen such as dust-mite feces, animal dander, foods, pollens, drugs and insect parts. The first […]

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