Dust mite species and allergen concentrations in beds of individuals belonging to different urban socioeconomic groups in Brazil.

@article{Baqueiro2006DustMS,
  title={Dust mite species and allergen concentrations in beds of individuals belonging to different urban socioeconomic groups in Brazil.},
  author={Tiana Baqueiro and Fernando Martins Carvalho and Carolina R{\'i}os and Nilza Maria dos Santos and Neuza M. Alcantara-Neves},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          101-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae and Blomia tropicalis dust mites are among the most important agents of hypersensitivity reactions in human beings. However, a role of other mites in the etiology of these reactions has not yet been excluded. OBJECTIVES To investigate the nature of the dust mite fauna and the presence of Der p 1 (allergen 1 of Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) and Blo t 5 (allergen 5 of Blomia tropicalis) on beds used by individuals with… CONTINUE READING

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