Anaphylaxis to bull dog ant and jumper ant stings around Perth, Western Australia

@article{Gilhotra2006AnaphylaxisTB,
  title={Anaphylaxis to bull dog ant and jumper ant stings around Perth, Western Australia},
  author={Yuri Gilhotra and Simon G. A. Brown},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Australasia},
  year={2006},
  volume={18}
}
  • Y. GilhotraS. Brown
  • Published 1 February 2006
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Australasia
Objective:  To determine the main causative species, reaction characteristics and geographical locations of ant sting anaphylaxis around Perth, Western Australia (WA). 

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