Prevalence and characteristics of Hymenoptera venom allergy in urban school children aged 6 to 18 years living in Trabzon


Baba Ö., Kaya G., Haktanir Abul M., Kaklikkaya N., Çakir M., Orhan F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.51, no.3, pp.1092-1097, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2009-86
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1092-1097
  • Keywords: Hymenoptera venom, prevalence, children, BEE STING ALLERGY, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ANAPHYLAXIS

Abstract

Background/aim: Hymenoptera venom allergy is one of the leading causes of systemic allergic reactions in both adults and children. The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of Hymenoptera venom allergy in urban school children aged 6 to 18 years living in Trabzon.