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Pali-Schöll, I.* ; Blank, S. ; Verhoeckx, K.* ; Mueller, R.S.* ; Janda, J.* ; Marti, E.* ; Seida, A.A.* ; Rhyner, C.* ; DeBoer, D.J.* ; Jensen-Jarolim, E.*

EAACI position paper: Comparing insect hypersensitivity induced by bite, sting, inhalation or ingestion in human beings and animals.

Allergy 74, 874-887 (2019)
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Adverse reactions to insects occur in both human and veterinary patients. Systematic comparison may lead to improved recommendations for prevention and treatment in all species. In this position paper, we summarize the current knowledge on insect allergy induced via stings, bites, inhalation or ingestion, and compare reactions in companion animals to those in people. With few exceptions, the situation in human insect allergy is better documented than in animals. We focus on a review of recent literature and give overviews of the epidemiology and clinical signs. We discuss allergen sources and allergenic molecules to the extent described, and aspects of diagnosis, prophylaxis, management and therapy.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Review
Keywords Allergenic Molecules In Insects ; Comparative ; Insect Bite Hypersensitivity ; Insect Food Allergy ; Insect Venom Allergy; Allergic Reactions; Bombyx-mori; Eosinophilic Dermatitis; Occupational Allergy; Hymenoptera Stings; Cross-reactivity; Mosquito Allergy; Immunoglobulin-e; Cat Flea; Identification
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0105-4538
e-ISSN 1398-9995
Journal Allergy
Quellenangaben Volume: 74, Issue: 5, Pages: 874-887 Article Number: , Supplement: ,
Publisher Wiley
Publishing Place 111 River St, Hoboken 07030-5774, Nj Usa
Reviewing status Peer reviewed