Blatella

Blatella

(bla-tel'a) [L. diminutive of blatta]
A genus of cockroaches (family Blattidae). See: cockroach

Blatella germanica

See: German cockroach
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The German cockroach did not originate in Germany but was nicknamed so owing to its scientific name -- Blatella germanica -- given to it by the Swedish Taxnomer, Carl Linneaus.
The author infected cockroaches Blatella germanica species (Linnaeus, 1775) and mosquitoes Culex sp.
(4) They tested approximately 3,000 patients and found that roughly two-thirds were sensitized to at least one allergen, and they identified eight allergens (grass pollen, Dermatophagoidespteronyssinus, birch pollen, cat dander, Artemisia, olive pollen, Blatella, and Alternaria) that allowed them to detect more than 95% of sensitized patients.
Biochemical charecterization of hydrolytic and oxidative enzymes associated chlorpyrifos and propoxes resistance in German cockroach, Blatella germanica (L).
Confirmation of Asian cockroach Blatella [sic] asahinai(Blattodea: Blattelidae [sic]) introduction to Texas based on genetics, morphology, and behavior.
It was found in the venom of solitarywasps Eumenidae Eumenes pomiformis and Orancistrocerus drewseni [34], in the venom of social wasps Polybia paulista (Vespidae), with evidence of its allergenic action in humans [35] as well as in various other invertebrates such as Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae), Blatella germanica (Insecta: Blattodea: Blattellidae), Penaeus monodon (Crustacea: Penaeidae), Homarus gammarus (Crustacea: Nephropidae), Mytilus edulis (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Mytilidae), and Plodia interpunctella (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), a new class of allergens [36].
German cockroach: This type of cockroach (Blatella germanica) is the most common one around the world.
muricata contra Blatella germanica Linnaeus, 1767 (Blattellidae) (ALALI et al., 1998) e Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattidae) (ROBLEDO-REYES et al., 2008).
The SPT was conducted using a standard allergen extract panel (Stallergenes, France) and comprised histamine and saline respectively as positive and negative controls, 9 aeroallergens (tree mix [maples, horse chestnuts, planes, false acacias, and limes], weed mix [golden rod, dandelion, ox-eye-daisy, and cocklebur], grass mix [cocksfoot, sweet vernal-grass, rye-grass, meadow grass, and timothy], Dermatophagoides farinae [DF], Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus [DP], cockroaches (Blatella germanica), Alternaria alternata, cats, and feather mix [ducks, geese, and hens]), and 6 common food allergens (cow's milk, eggs, walnuts, hazelnuts, peanuts, and wheat flour).
In contrast, over 20 species of bacteria have been isolated from the cockroaches Periplaneta americana and Blatella germanica (Pal et al., 2005; Zarchi and Vatani, 2009).