Sensitisation to aeroallergens in Brazilian adolescents living at the periphery of large subtropical urban centres.

@article{Pastorino2008SensitisationTA,
  title={Sensitisation to aeroallergens in Brazilian adolescents living at the periphery of large subtropical urban centres.},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Pastorino and F{\'a}bio Chigres Kuschnir and Luiza Karla Arruda and Rejane R D Casagrande and Rodrigo G de Souza and Gabriela Andrade Coelho Dias and Helo{\'i}sa Helena Nunes da Silveira and Ant{\^o}nio Jos{\'e} Ledo Alves da Cunha and Cristina Miuki Abe Jacob and Dirceu Sol{\'e}},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={9-16}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the sensitization to aeroallergens determined by skin prick test (SPT) in Brazilian adolescents, and to correlate its positivity with the diagnosis of asthma and/or rhinitis based on the written questionnaire (WQ) of ISAAC phase III study. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 996 adolescents (387 boys) were selected by systematic samples. A standard allergen extracts panel (positive/negative control, D pteronyssinus [Dpt], P americana [Pa], B germanica [Bg], dog, cat, fungal… CONTINUE READING

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