Removal of cockroach allergen from inner-city homes.

@article{Eggleston1999RemovalOC,
  title={Removal of cockroach allergen from inner-city homes.},
  author={Peyton A. Eggleston and Robert B. Wood and Cynthia Rand and William J. Nixon and Peichen Chen and Peter Lukk},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 4 Pt 1},
  pages={
          842-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Allergen avoidance has been shown to improve the morbidity and physiology of asthma. Although cockroach allergen has been implicated in chronic asthma, little work has been reported on the feasibility of allergen removal from infested homes. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to examine the effect of professional pest control and home cleaning on cockroach infestation and allergen concentrations in settled dust samples from the kitchens, bedrooms, and television-living rooms… CONTINUE READING
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