Specific profiles of house dust mite sensitization in children with asthma and in children with eczema.

@article{Shek2010SpecificPO,
  title={Specific profiles of house dust mite sensitization in children with asthma and in children with eczema.},
  author={Lynette Pei-chi Shek and Angeline R Chong and Shu E. Soh and N. K. Cheong and Audrey S. M. Teo and Fong Cheng Yi and Yoke Chin Giam and Kaw Yan Chua and H Van Bever},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4 Pt 2},
  pages={e718-22}
}
Sensitization to house dust mites (HDM) is highly prevalent among the young atopic population in Singapore. Previously published data suggest that individuals with skin allergies show preferred sensitization to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus while individuals with pure respiratory allergies show preferred sensitization to Blomia tropicalis. The aim of our study was to compare the sensitization profiles between children with asthma and those with eczema to D. pteronyssinus and B. tropicalis and… CONTINUE READING

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