Global View on Ant Venom Allergy: from Allergenic Components to Clinical Management

@article{Wanandy2021GlobalVO,
  title={Global View on Ant Venom Allergy: from Allergenic Components to Clinical Management},
  author={Troy Wanandy and Emily M Mulcahy and Wun Yee Lau and Simon G. A. Brown and Michael D. Wiese},
  journal={Clinical Reviews in Allergy \& Immunology},
  year={2021},
  volume={62},
  pages={123-144}
}
Hymenoptera venom allergy is characterised by systemic anaphylactic reactions that occur in response to stings from members of the Hymenoptera order. Stinging by social Hymenoptera such as ants, honeybees, and vespids is one of the 3 major causes of anaphylaxis; along with food and drug exposure, it accounts for up to 43% of anaphylaxis cases and 20% of anaphylaxis-related fatalities. Despite their recognition as being of considerable public health significance, stinging ant venoms are… 
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