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Table 3 Recommended Maintenance Doses of Allergen

From: Consensus Guidelines on Practical Issues of Immunotherapy-Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI)

Allergen Dose Dose, Major Allergen Maintenance Concentration (w/v)*
Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus 600 AU 7-12 μg, Der p 1 NA
Dermatophagoides farinae 2,000 AU 10 μg Der f 1 NA
Cat dander 2,000-3,000 BAU 11-17 μg Fel d 1 NA
Grass (eg, timothy) 4,000 BAU 7 μg Phl p 5 NA
Short ragweed NA 6 μg Amb a 1 1:100-1:30
Other pollen NA ND 1:100-1:30
Fungi, mould NA ND 1:100-1:50
  1. Adapted from Li JT et al. [3]
  2. AU = allergy units; BAU = bioequivalent allergy units; NA = not applicable; ND = not determined; w/v = weight per volume.
  3. *Based on a maintenance injection of 0.5 mL.