Table 3: Side effects of patients treated with maintenance dose.

Group AGroup BGroup CTotal

Patients17614
maintenance dose of Apis m. 16512
maintenance dose of Vespula spp. 112
Local large reaction* (%)2(33.3)4(66.6)6
Systemic anaphylactic reaction§ (%)1(12.5)5(62.5)2(25.0)8
Grade I1416
Grade II112

*A large local reaction is defined as a swelling at the site of more than 10 cm lasting for more than 24 hours [31].
§A systemic anaphylactic reaction (SAR) was classified with modified classification of Müller [9].