Prevalence of allergen sensitization in 1000 adults in Saskatchewan

  title={Prevalence of allergen sensitization in 1000 adults in Saskatchewan},
  author={Stacey D. Lok and Beth E. Davis and Donald W. Cockcroft},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
BACKGROUND The prevalence of sensitization varies geographically based on multiple environmental factors including humidity. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of atopy in symptomatic adults. More importantly we aimed to obtain a regional statistic of sensitization to common allergens given Saskatchewan's dry climate. METHODS One thousand consecutive symptomatic adults were screened for atopy via skin prick test over 10 years (2006-2016) in the Division of Respirology. An… CONTINUE READING
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