Hymenoptera stings in Brazil: a neglected health threat in Amazonas State

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Allyson Guimarães Costa; Bárbara Aparecida Chaves; Felipe Leão Gomes Murta; Jacqueline Almeida Gonçalves Sachett; Vanderson Souza Sampaio; Vanessa Costa Silva; Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
  • Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (issn: 1678-9849)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0037-8682-0109-2017
  • Subject: Wasp sting | Ant sting | RC955-962 | Hymenoptera sting | Bee sting | Systemic manifestation | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: fungi | animal structures

Abstract INTRODUCTION: Hymenoptera injuries are commonly caused by stinging insects. In Amazonas state, Brazil, there is no information regarding distribution, profile, and systemic manifestations associated with Hymenoptera injuries. METHODS: This study aimed to id... View more