Distribution and density of house dust mites Dermatophagoides spp. (Acarina:Pyroglypidae) in the mattresses of two areas of Rome, Italy.

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The distribution of Dermatophagoides farinae and D. pteronyssinus in two groups of houses in Rome was investigated by means of weekly sampling of dust on mattresses during the period of high mite density (May-July, 1994). All mattresses were infested; overall 4,179 live and dead mites were collected. In the two examined areas, a difference in species… (More)

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@article{Bigliocchi1996DistributionAD, title={Distribution and density of house dust mites Dermatophagoides spp. (Acarina:Pyroglypidae) in the mattresses of two areas of Rome, Italy.}, author={F Bigliocchi and Liliana Frusteri and Marie Patrizia Carrieri and Michele Maroli}, journal={Parassitologia}, year={1996}, volume={38 3}, pages={543-6} }