Venom Immunotherapy (VIT): A Guide for Clinical Immunology/Allergy Specialists

pdfASCIA Venom Immunotherapy: A Guide for Clinical Immunology/Allergy Specialists 2019215.03 KB

pdfASCIA VIT Guide References 2019197.13 KB

pdfASCIA Consent Form AIT 202097.49 KB

The ASCIA consent form should be completed after a patient or parent/guardian has read the ASCIA AIT FAQ document www.allergy.org.au/patients/allergy-treatment/allergen-immunotherapy-faqs

VIT product supply updates are available at www.allergy.org.au/members/insect-allergy

ASCIA Venom Immunotherapy A Guide for Clinical Immunology/Allergy Specialists This document supersedes information contained in the older 2014 ASCIA Allergen Immunotherapy Manual. It has been updated by the ASCIA Immunotherapy Working Party and extracted into this separate Guide. ASCIA Immunotherapy Working Party members are listed on the ASCIA website. ASCIA resources are based on published literature and expert review.

Contents

  1. Aims of Venom Immunotherapy
  2. Patient and Allergen Assessment and Selection
  3. Indications Contraindications and Precautions
  4. Description of Insects and Stings
  5. Diagnostic Assessment
  6. Venom Cross Reactivity
  7. Available Products
  8. Efficacy and Outcomes
  9. Treatment Setting and Follow-up
  10. Templates 

Content updated February 2020