Advances in diagnosis and management of insect sting allergy

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

August 2013 Volume 111, Issue 2, Pages 84-89

Overall Purpose:
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices.

Accreditation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Planning Committee Members:

David B.K. Golden, MD (Author)

Michael S. Tankersley, MD (CME Series Editor)

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret the results of new and existing diagnostic tests for insect sting allergy
  • Recognize clinical and laboratory markers of risk for severe reactions to stings
  • Recommend the most appropriate dose, regimen and duration for venom immunotherapy
Additional information

D.B.K. Golden has served on the Speaker Bureaus of Genentech, Mylan-Dey, Sanofi and has been a recipient of research grants from Siemens Diagnostics and Genentech. M.S. Tankersley and G.D. Marshall have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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David B.K. Golden, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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