house dust mite

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house dust mite

Dermatophagoides farinae, D pteronyssoides A mite that feeds on household detritus, which is often highly allergenic; exposure to HDMs can be measured by RAST
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Although it is probable that house dust mites occur throughout the state, this assumption has not been confirmed by actual collection in the field.
Many experts consider dust mites to be the single most important allergen associated with asthma, a disease that causes some 4,000 deaths a year in the United States.
Dust mites are the biggest cause of allergic reactions in the home.
99% of allergy-triggering excrements from house dust mites.
Given that average person sheds a pound of skin (454 grams) a year - much of it into our beds - and that the average adult loses around half a pint (285 ml) of moisture while sleeping each night, it's easy to understand why the bed is a favourite haunt of the dust mite.
Over time, an unprotected mattress can accumulate anywhere from 10,000 to 10 million dust mites inside, and actually double in weight after 10 years due to dust mite infestation.
Jader said dust mites breed actively in hot and humid climate like the UAE.
The presence of a single or few dust mites in urine is most likely an artifact due to contamination of the specimen.
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It mistakes a harmless substance, such as mould, skin cells from your pet or house dust mite droppings for something harmful like a virus.
Around the world, dust mites are the most common indoor allergen,'' said Robert Wood, director of the pediatric allergy and immunology division of Johns Hopkins University.
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