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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After providing informed consent, all patients underwent skin-prick testing with Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, and Blomia tropicalis allergens before and after TB treatment.
The set contained allergen extract solution for house mites, including Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, and Blomia tropicalis, for the controls, histamine was used to produce a positive reaction and normal saline for a negative reaction.
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
destructor, Blomia tropicalis, Acarus siro and Tyrophagus putrescentiae) and B.
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
Mite fauna, Der p 1, Der f 1 and Blomia tropicalis allergen levels in a tropical environment.
farinae Blomia tropicalis Cockroaches Blatella germanica Periplaneta americana Oriental cockroach Pets Dogs Cats Hamsters Rabbits Budgies Parrots Canaries Outdoor Occupational Grass pollens Eragrostis curvula Platinum salts Kikuyu (Pennisetum Locust allergens clandestinum) Buffalo (Stenotaphrum Latex allergens secundatum) Spider mites Tree pollens Acacia species Snake venom (rinkhals) Mesquite (Prosopis tree) Grains (wheat, barley) Oak Storage mites Plane Weed pollens Asteroidaceae Slangbos (Stroebe vulgaris) Compositae Chenopodiaceae English plantain Fungal spores Cladosporium Aspergillus fumigatus Epicoccum Alternaria alternata
Prevailing aero-allergens in South Africa (18) All regions House-dust mites (Der p 1 and Der f 1) Rye and Bermuda grass Aspergillus, Alternaria, Cladosporium Cat and dog Western Cape Add: Oak and plane tree pollen, Blomia tropicalis Epicoccium fungal spore Cockroach Gauteng Add: Tree pollens including cypress Farming areas Add: Zea mays pollen Horse Blomia tropicalis Health care Add: Latex worker Grain industry Add: Storage mites, wheat and rye Table II.
Blomia tropicalis house dust mite is found in Singapore but not in southern Africa