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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Müller, Ulrich R; Ring, Johannes 
Titel:
When can immunotherapy for insect sting allergy be stopped? 
Abstract:
Stings by Hymenoptera (honey bees, vespids, ants) can cause systemic allergic reactions (SARs). Venom immunotherapy (VIT) is highly effective and reduces an allergic patient's risk of a recurrent SAR to less than 5-20%. The risk of a recurrent SAR to a re-sting decreases the longer VIT is continued. The recommended duration of VIT is at least 3 to 5 years.Risk factors for recurrent SARs to a sting after stopping VIT have been identified and discussed: Recommendations concerning stopping VIT: For...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 
Jahr:
2015 
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Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
324-8; quiz 329-30 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2213-2198 
TUM Einrichtung:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie