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Preventing Insect Sting Anaphylaxis

Helen Hollingsworth, MD
JAMA. 1997;277(15):1196-1197. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03540390026016.
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Reisman RE.  Natural history of insect sting allergy: relationship of severity of symptoms of initial sting anaphylaxis to re-sting reactions . J Allergy Clin Immunol . 1992;90:335-339.
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Hollingsworth HM, Giansiracusa DS, Upchurch KS. Anaphylaxis. In: Rippe JM, Irwin RS, Fink MP, Cerra FB, eds. Intensive Care Medicine . Boston, Mass: Little Brown & Co Inc; 1996:2401-2413.

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