Allergy to honey: relation to pollen and honey bee allergy

  title={Allergy to honey: relation to pollen and honey bee allergy},
  author={A. Helbling and C. Peter and E. Berchtold and S. Bogdanov and U. Mueller},
  • A. Helbling, C. Peter, +2 authors U. Mueller
  • Published 1992
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Allergy
  • To identify the allergenic components of honey we studied 22 patients with a history of systemic allergic symptoms following honey ingestion. The group of honey‐allergic patients was compared with three control groups: 10 subjects sensitized to artemisia, 10 with honey bee venom allergy and 10 without a history of atopy or bee sting reactions. The allergological tests included skin tests and RAST with three different kinds of Swiss honey (dandelion, forest and rape), pollen of compositae… CONTINUE READING
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