Allergenic fungi spore records (15 years) and sensitization in patients with respiratory allergy in Thessaloniki-Greece.

@article{Gioulekas2004AllergenicFS,
  title={Allergenic fungi spore records (15 years) and sensitization in patients with respiratory allergy in Thessaloniki-Greece.},
  author={Dimitrios Gioulekas and Athanasios Damialis and Despoina Papakosta and Flos Spieksma and Paschalina Giouleka and Dimitros Patakas},
  journal={Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={225-31}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of respiratory allergy to fungi spores (FS) is not precisely known but is estimated at 20-30% of atopic patients. There are no aerobiological records, necessary for respiratory allergy diagnosis and treatment, in Thessaloniki and generally in Greece. AIM Creation of a database on FS circulation and investigation of skin sensitivity (SS) of asthmatics by using skin prick tests (SPT). MATERIAL AND METHODS Daily records and identification of 15 airborne FS species… CONTINUE READING
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