Identification of Allergens in the Box Jellyfish Chironex yamaguchii That Cause Sting Dermatitis

  • C. yamaguchii
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Background: Jellyfish stings cause painful, papular-urticarial eruptions due to the immediate allergic, acute toxic and persistent inflammatory responses. In spite of many marine accidents and their economic impact, modes of first-aid treatment remain conventional and specific allergen and medical treatment are not yet available. The purpose of this study… (More)

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