The role of component-resolved diagnosis in Hymenoptera venom allergy in clinical practice.

Engin A., Oktelik F. B., Gelincik A., Sin A., Sin B. A., Dursun B. A., ...More

Allergy and asthma proceedings, vol.42, no.4, pp.350-356, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2500/aap.2021.42.210024
  • Journal Name: Allergy and asthma proceedings
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.350-356
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Hymenoptera venom allergy is an immunoglobulin (Ig) E mediated hypersensitivity reaction to Hymenoptera venoms. Obvious identification of the culprit insect that causes the clinical symptoms and, hence, the accurate selection of venom for curative treatment, is of great importance for the effectiveness and safety of venom immunotherapy.