House dust mite sensitization in children and residential characteristics in a temperate region.

Abstract

House dust mite (Hdm) infestation used to be rare in Stockholm, but Hdm-sensitized children are now frequently observed, which probably indicates an increased infestation rate. This study was performed to elucidate determinants of Hdm sensitization in children living in the area. In a case-control study, 53 Hdm-sensitized children (cases), a group of non… (More)

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@article{Wickman1991HouseDM, title={House dust mite sensitization in children and residential characteristics in a temperate region.}, author={Magnus Wickman and S Lennart Nordvall and G{\"{o}ran Pershagen and J Sundell and Bernard L. Schwartz}, journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology}, year={1991}, volume={88 1}, pages={89-95} }