Cockroach allergy in a group of Turkish children with respiratory allergies.

@article{Yilmaz2004CockroachAI,
  title={Cockroach allergy in a group of Turkish children with respiratory allergies.},
  author={Aygen Yilmaz and A. Nihal Tuncer and Bulent E Sekerel and G{\"o}n{\"u}l Adalioğlu and Yildiz Saraçlar},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={344-9}
}
Exposure to cockroach may lead to exacerbations of bronchial asthma and/or allergic rhinitis in sensitized patients. Although there is a widespread belief that cockroach allergy is a common problem in patients with respiratory allergies, little is known in Turkish children. In order to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of cockroach allergy in respiratory allergic children, we performed a study in newly referred children with respiratory allergies. All patients underwent… CONTINUE READING