Stinging Insect Allergens

Author(s): Le Cui, Ying-Yang Xu, Xiu-Jie Wang, Kai Guan*.

Journal Name: Current Protein & Peptide Science

Volume 21 , Issue 2 , 2020

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Hymenoptera venom allergy is one of the common causes of anaphylaxis. However, when physicians make the diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy, the history of being stung is not always consistent with the results of venom-specific IgE. With the development of component-resolved diagnosis, it is possible to accurately localize an allergic reaction to certain sensitized proteins. This paper reviewed the studies that have addressed the identified allergenicity and cross-reactivity of Hymenoptera venom allergens accepted by the WHO/IUIS Nomenclature Sub-committee, the componentresolved diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy and its predictive values for the efficacy and safety of venom immunotherapy. Also special attention was paid to the spread of Hymenoptera venom allergy in Asian countries.

Keywords: Allergens, cross-reactions, Hymenoptera, hypersensitivity, immunoglobulin E, immunotherapy, venoms.

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