anaphylaxis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anaphylaxis hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
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Usage

In literature:

Another and most interesting phase of my subject is the relation of nut feeding to anaphylaxis.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Recent workers with pollens come near the truth in describing hay fever as an anaphylaxis.
"The Treatment of Hay Fever" by George Frederick Laidlaw
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In news:

The Orlando-based theme-park owner said it partnered with the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network to train more than 6,000 culinary employees across its 10 US parks, including SeaWorld Orlando and its sister parks.
Reportedly, the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FANN) offers a program, "Be a PAL," that helps educate young people on the dangers of food allergies and appropriate or inappropriate behavior.
Julie Bowen wants people know more about anaphylaxis .
Montgomery school board seeks comment on anaphylaxis policy.
View the webinar that the National Safety Council and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine have partnered on, Anaphylaxis in the Workplace: Awareness, Risk Reduction & Emergency Response.
Mylan's Dey Pharma launched MyEpiPen App, designed to help patients with severe allergies and their caregivers cope with episodes of anaphylaxis.
Epinephrine is the cornerstone of emergency treatment for anaphylaxis, and pharmacists must ensure that their patients are familiar with and can properly use their auto-injector devices.
You can help the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) by attending their Walk For Food Allergy which will take place September 8th in Long Branch.
According to Julia Bradsher, CEO of the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, when someone eats a food she is allergic to, her body's immune system responds by, essentially, trying to start a fight.
Hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis have been reported with DEXILANT use.8.
Epinephrine is the cornerstone of emergency treatment for anaphylaxis, and pharmacists must ensure that their patients are familiar with and can properly use their auto- injector devices.
Another sent a young woman to an emergency room with anaphylaxis after kissing her shrimp-eating boyfriend.
About 3 million Americans have peanut allergies, according to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.
"Laboratory testing for lethal intoxicating substances, stigmata of anaphylaxis, or metabolic derangements were negative," the office said.
Julie Bowen wants people to know more about anaphylaxis.
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