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  • 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)
  • exposure
  • Descriptive clinical, entomological and immunological study of Australians with a history of ant sting anaphylaxis, recruited in 2006-2007 through media exposure and referrals from allergy practices and emergency physicians nationwide. (mja.com.au)
  • Causes
  • Parenteral administration of monoclonal antibodies and oral ingestion of mammalian meat (eg, beef, pork, lamb) have recently been reported to be potential causes for anaphylaxis characterized by delayed onset. (medscape.com)
  • Patients with mastocytosis constitutively produce large quantities of alpha-tryptase, while individuals with anaphylaxis from other causes have normal levels of alpha-tryptase at baseline between episodes of anaphylaxis. (medscape.com)
  • In about 3% of cases, the sting causes anaphylaxis. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • 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)
  • people
  • We also used press releases and stories in regional newspapers and on radio and television, and web search indexing with a study home page, to encourage people with ant sting allergy to contact us directly. (mja.com.au)
  • 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)
  • In the United States approximately 40 people die each year from anaphylaxis due to stinging insect allergy. (wikipedia.org)