Introduction: We evaluated the epidemiological and clinical profile of reported cases of bee sting incidents in Santa Catarina,
Brazil. Methods: This retrospective cohort study included all reported cases of bee sting incidents among the population of
Santa Catarina from 2007 to 2017. Results: In total, 8,912 cases were reported, corresponding to an overall rate of 12.3/100,000
population. The mean age was 29,8 years with 60.2% men. The lethality rate was 0.2%. Conclusions: Santa Catarina has a high
incidence rate of bee stings, which is higher than the national average. The data presented in this study may be underestimated.