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Domestic Acarina of Colombia: occurrence and distribution of Acari in house dust.

  title={Domestic Acarina of Colombia: occurrence and distribution of Acari in house dust.},
  author={Laurence D. Charlet and Mir S. Mulla and Mario Sanchez-Medina},
  volume={19 2},
The distribution and occurrence of mites collected from house dust in various climatic and altitudinal zones of Colombia were investigated. The most abundant mites collected were those of the family Pyroglyphidae, certain species of which have been shown to be producers of allergens. The families Acaridae, Glycyphagidae, Cheyletidae, and Chortoglyphidae were also common in the house dust. A majority of samples yielded more than IO mites per ml of house dust. Sites with mite loads of l ooo or… 
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  • G. Saha
  • Medicine
    Springer Singapore
  • 2016
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