Higher frequency of early local side effects with aqueous versus depot immunotherapy for hymenoptera venom allergy.

@article{Cadario2004HigherFO,
  title={Higher frequency of early local side effects with aqueous versus depot immunotherapy for hymenoptera venom allergy.},
  author={Geovanni Cadario and Fulvia Marengo and E Ranghino and Rosario Rossi and Beatrice Gatti and Rosario Cantone and Fosca Bona and Rachela Pellegrino and G Feyles and Paola Puccinelli and Samuele E. Burastero},
  journal={Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={127-33}
}
Venom immunotherapy has proven a very effective method for the treatment of allergy to Hymenoptera venom. Aqueous instead of depot extracts are prevalently used for this immunotherapy. The advantage of using aqueous extracts has not been fully investigated. We made an open, non-controlled study on 45 subjects sensitized to either Apis mellifera or Vespula spp. Patients were assigned to either a depot (N=27) or an aqueous (N=18) immunotherapy regimen, and side effects were monitored during the… CONTINUE READING

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