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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 258145, 9 pages
IgE-Mediated Anaphylaxis to Foods, Venom, and Drugs: Influence of Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Levels and Genotype
1Department of Medicine, St Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 1AA, UK
2Department of Immunology, St Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 1AA, UK
Received 6 August 2012; Revised 21 October 2012; Accepted 22 October 2012
Academic Editor: K. Blaser
Copyright © 2012 V. A. Varney et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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