Insect venom causes most occupational anaphylaxis

Insect venom was the cause of most cases of occupational anaphylaxis, followed by food, drugs and latex, according to a study published in Allergy.
Most of these cases were grade II severity as well, Margitta Worm, MD, professor, division of allergy and immunology, department of dermatology, venereology and allergology, University Hospital Charité in Berlin, and colleagues wrote.
“We wanted to know how often anaphylaxis occurs in a professional setting and what are the most frequent elicitors,” Worm told Healio.
In 2017, an anaphylaxis registry spanning more than 100

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