• wasp
  • Yellow jackets (Common wasp) are responsible for inflicting the greatest proportion of stings and have a nasty disposition to sting. (phadia.com)
  • Treatment is very similar to wasp and bee stings. (wikipedia.org)
  • When a social wasp is in distress, it emits a pheromone that triggers nearby colony members into defensive mode, a greatly increased willingness and desire to sting. (wikipedia.org)
  • hives
  • These components are responsible for the formation of hives, and also for the development of sterile pustules on areas where the ant has stung. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • 1 It includes both immunoglobulin E (IgE)-medi-ated acute or recurrent reactions and anaphylactoid reactions, which simulate acute anaphylaxis clinically but are not caused by IgE-mediated hypersensitivity. (springer.com)
  • people
  • In the United States, more than 40 million people live in areas infested with fire ant populations and 14 million people are stung by them annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • 51% of people who relocated themselves to infested areas report getting stung within three weeks after arrival. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • In the United States, the cost of the most commonly used autoinjector for anaphylaxis was about US$600 for two in 2016, while a generic version was about US$140 for two. (wikipedia.org)