Venom Immunotherapy: When to Start, When to Stop

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Abstract:

Over the past 25 years, major advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of insect sting allergy. Controlled clinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy of venom immunotherapy (VIT) in the prevention of subsequent systemic reactions in allergic individuals. We have refined our criteria for selection of patients for VIT. Studies on selections of venoms, rush immunotherapy, and interval between VIT injections have been performed. Finally, much work has been done to try to define criteria for the discontinuation of VIT.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2500/108854100778250897

Publication date: March 1, 2000

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  • Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is a peer reviewed publication dedicated to distributing timely scientific research regarding advancements in the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology. Its primary readership consists of allergists and pulmonologists.

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