Insect-sting anaphylaxis

M. D. Valentine

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The European and American approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of insect-sting allergy differ, although there is consensus that venom immunotherapy is the treatment of choice for reducing the risk for future sting reactions. The role of challenge stings in selecting patients for prophylactic treatment is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-226
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Anaphylaxis
  • Desensitation, immunologic
  • Hymenoptera
  • Insect bites and stings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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