Mullins, Raymond; Clark, Sunday; Camargo, Carlos A
Background: There is little information on the regional distribution of anaphylaxis in Australia. Objective: To examine the influence of latitude (a marker of sunlight/vitamin D status) as a contributor to anaphylaxis in Australia, with a focus on children from birth to the age of 4 years. Methods: Epinephrine autoinjector (EpiPen) prescriptions (2006 -2007) in 59 statistical divisions and anaphylaxis hospital admission rates (2002-2007) in 10 regions were used as surrogate markers of...[Show more]
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