Discontinuing venom immunotherapy: outcome after five years.

  title={Discontinuing venom immunotherapy: outcome after five years.},
  author={David B. K. Golden and K A Kwiterovich and Anne Kagey-Sobotka and Martin D. Valentine and Lawrence M. Lichtenstein},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={97 2},
BACKGROUND The clinical and immunologic consequences of discontinuing venom immunotherapy are not well-defined. To determine which patients can safely stop treatment, we accepted all volunteers who had completed at least 5 years of maintenance venom immunotherapy regardless of the severity of the historical sting reaction, the persistence of venom skin test… CONTINUE READING