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Allergy: Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Daniel Jobe, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Internal Medicine, Cornerstone Health Care.

Coauthor(s): Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, PA, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

Editors: Patrick Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital; Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com.

Last Editorial Review: 5/30/2007

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