Effect of a commercial air ionizer on dust mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Dermatophagoides farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae) in the laboratory.

@article{Abidin2012EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a commercial air ionizer on dust mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Dermatophagoides farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae) in the laboratory.},
  author={Suhaili Zainal Abidin and Ho Tze Ming},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={156-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the short and long term efficacy of a commercial air ionizer in killing Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (D. pteronyssinus) and Dermatophagoides farinae (D. farinae) mites. METHODS The effect of a commercial ionizer on D. pteronyssinus and D. farinae was evaluated in the laboratory, using a specially designed test. Mortality was… CONTINUE READING