Evaluation of the relationship between cockroach sensitivity and house-dust-mite sensitivity in Turkish asthmatic patients.

@article{Uzel2005EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the relationship between cockroach sensitivity and house-dust-mite sensitivity in Turkish asthmatic patients.},
  author={Azize Uzel and Nermin Çapan and Sema Canbakan and Ahmet Selim Yurdakul and Berna A. Dursun},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={1032-7}
}
Exposure to cockroach has been identified as an important source of indoor allergens in patients with asthma and allergic rhinitis. We evaluated the relationship between cockroach sensitivity and other allergens in patients with asthma. A total of 114 patients, defined asthma according to GINA, were enrolled in this study. A questionnaire including age, sex, duration of asthma, history of cockroach presence at home, and total IgE, blood eosinophil count, pulmonary function tests, standard skin… CONTINUE READING

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