volume 99, issue 1, Pe7-e7 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.1.e7
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S. D. Dibs, M. D. Baker

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objectives. To identify the causative agents, presenting signs and symptoms, and course of disease in children diagnosed with anaphylaxis.Design. Five-year retrospective chart review. Setting. Urban children's hospital pediatric emergency department, operating suite, and inpatient units.Participants. Fifty-five cases of anaphylaxis in 50 patients 1 to 19 years of age.Interventions. None. Results. The most common inciting agents in this population were latex (27%), food (25%), drugs (16%), and venoms…

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