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Bone marrow disorder nearly 10-times more common in those with venom allergy

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Bart King
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(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) In the largest US study of venom allergy and mastocytosis prevalence, Michigan Medicine researchers found that people with venom allergy are nearly 10 times more likely to suffer the bone marrow disorder that causes higher risk of fatal reactions. They also found that elevated levels of tryptase, a chemical secreted by allergy cells, may predict if a person is at higher risk for reaction to immunotherapy.
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