Identification of allergens in the box jellyfish Chironex yamaguchii that cause sting dermatitis.

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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)
DOI: 10.1159/000434721

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@article{Horiike2015IdentificationOA, title={Identification of allergens in the box jellyfish Chironex yamaguchii that cause sting dermatitis.}, author={Takumi Horiike and Hiroshi Nagai and Seiichi Kitani}, journal={International archives of allergy and immunology}, year={2015}, volume={167 2}, pages={73-82} }