CLAUDE A. FRAZIER, M.D.
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To the editor: Again this year I am compiling case reports of allergic reactions to biting insects—mosquitos, fleas, gnats, kissing bugs, bedbugs, chiggers, black flies, horseflies, sandflies, and deerflies. I am also interested in reactions to the imported and southern fire ants.
I should like physicians to supply me with case reports of patients who have had reactions to such insects. Include in your report the type of reaction and the complications, if any; the age, sex, and race of the patient; the site of the bites; the season of the year; the immediate symptoms; the skin test results; desensitization
CLAUDE A. FRAZIER. Data on Insect Bites Wanted. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:291. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-2-291_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(2):291.
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