The 8-year follow-up of the PIAMA intervention study assessing the effect of mite-impermeable mattress covers.

@article{Gehring2012The8F,
  title={The 8-year follow-up of the PIAMA intervention study assessing the effect of mite-impermeable mattress covers.},
  author={Ulrike Gehring and Johan C. de Jongste and M Kerkhof and M Oldewening and Dirkje S Postma and Robert Theodoor van Strien and Alet H. Wijga and Saskia M. Willers and Ada P H Wolse and Jorrit Gerritsen and Henriette A Smit and Bert A Brunekreef},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2012},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={248-56}
}
BACKGROUND Exposure to high levels of house dust mite (HDM) allergens is associated with the development of allergic sensitization to HDM, a risk factor for the development of asthma, rhinitis, and allergic dermatitis. We studied the effect of an early intervention with mite-impermeable mattress covers on HDM allergen levels and the development of asthma… CONTINUE READING