Sensitization profiles of Malaysian and Singaporean subjects to allergens from Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Blomia tropicalis.

@article{Yeoh2003SensitizationPO,
  title={Sensitization profiles of Malaysian and Singaporean subjects to allergens from Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Blomia tropicalis.},
  author={S M Yeoh and I Chun Kuo and De-yun Wang and Chong-Kin Liam and Choon-kook Sam and Jessie Anne de Bruyne and Bee Wah Lee and N. K. Cheong and Kaw Yan Chua},
  journal={International archives of allergy and immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={132 3},
  pages={215-20}
}
BACKGROUND The house dust mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Der p) and Blomia tropicalis (Blo t) are the most common house dust mite species in Southeast Asia. To date, there have only been a few studies on the sensitization profile of the general populations in Southeast Asia to house dust mites. The aim of this study was to determine the profiles of Der p and Blo t sensitization among Singaporean and Malaysian subjects. METHODS Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used to detect… CONTINUE READING