Venoms from honeybees and bumblebees are reported to be highly cross-reactive, which is consistent with the degree of structural similarity in the phospholipases, phospholipase A2. The hyaluronidases and phosphatases also have a high degree of similarity in honeybees and bumblebees. The natural range of the honeybee is thought to be Africa, Europe and the Middle East for A. mellifera and Japan, India and Indochina for A. cerona. Honeybees have been domesticated and spread throughout the world. Honeybee is the only stinging Hymenoptera that almost always leaves its fluked stinger in the skin of the victim. The venom continues to pump into the victim until the venom sac is exhausted or the stinger removed. Bee poisoning refers to a serious body reaction to the venom from a bee sting. Usually, bee stings don
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Honey Bee Venom. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Honey Bee Venom. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||Increased IgE (>100kU/l) is seen if the person is allergic to the specific substance|