Prolonged interval hyposensitization therapy in hymenoptera-sensitive patients.


The Committe on Insects of the American Academy of Allergy has conducted a 10-year study of 397 patients with Hymenoptera allergy treated with glycerosaline or aqueous whole body mixed Hymenoptera extracts at intervals of 2 or 3 months for the maintenance doses. Patients had few reactions, although in some cases local reactions presented lengthening of the… (More)