Blomia tropicalis

Blomia tropicalis

(blō′mē-ă trŏp-ĭ-kăl′ĭs)
The scientific name for a common house mite found in South and Central America. Allergens derived from this mite cause allergic reactions, including asthma and atopy. It is abbreviated Blot by the World Health Organization.
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En estos pacientes se asocio la presencia del polimorfismo V4 con la respuesta alergica a Blomia tropicalis.
Identification of allergens from the mite Blomia tropicalis.
After providing informed consent, all patients underwent skin-prick testing with Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, and Blomia tropicalis allergens before and after TB treatment.
En Cartagena de Indias los unicos estudios de este modelo los ha desarrollado la Universidad de Cartagena, que viene trabajando durante la ultimas dos decadas en la caracterizacion de la respuesta inmunologica de tipo alergico desencadenada por los acaros del polvo de habitacion, obteniendose resultados significativos como la clonacion-secuenciacion de varios alergenos recombinantes del acaro del polvo de habitacion Blomia tropicalis y la respuesta inmunitarias de ellos a los frente a los anticuerpos de IgE especificos y a la proliferacion de estos alergenos hacia las celulas mononucleares de sangre periferica (18).
Os aeroalergenos testados foram gramineas, polen, penas de aves, fungos, poeira domestica, Dermatophagoides pteronyssimus, Dermatophagoides farinae, Blomia tropicalis, pelo de cao, pelo de gato, barata, la de carneiro, Aspergillus sp.
Aero-allergens in different geographical areas of South Africa All House dust mites, Bermuda grass, perennial rye grass, mould regions allergens of South Africa Western Add: oak and plane tree pollen, Blomia tropicalis, Eficaciuim Cape fungal spores Gauteng Add: tree pollen (cypress) Farming Add: Zea mays, horse, Blomia tropicalis areas
In a follow-up visit, allergen SPTs were performed on the right forearm of each child with the following extracts (all ALK-Abello, Denmark): Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Blomia tropicalis, Blatella germanica (German cockroach), Periplaneta americana (American cockroach), pooled fungi, dog and cat epithelia, and saline and histamine controls.
Key words: Dust mites, Allergy, Asthma, Cross-reactivity, Blomia tropicalis, Dermatophagoides spp.
Especialmente se investiga sobre el acaro Blomia tropicalis dada la abundancia de este acaro y de sus alergenos en nuestro medio (Fernandez-Caldas E, et al.
Aero-allergens in different geographical areas of south Africa All regions of South House dust mites, Bermuda grass, perennial rye Africa grass, mould allergens Western Cape Add: oak and plane tree pollen, Blomia tropicalis, Eficaciuim fungal spores Gauteng Add: tree pollen (cypress) Farming areas Add: Zea mays, horse, Blomia tropicalis
destructor, Blomia tropicalis, Acarus siro and Tyrophagus putrescentiae) and B.