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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The findings in this study demonstrate that house dust mites occur in a variety of locations in central Texas.
We conclude that the microscopic object in each urine sample were house dust mites that were contaminants because consecutive two urine samples from the first patient did not show any dust mite.
Variability and repeatability of house dust mite allergen measurement: implications for study design and interpretation.
We conclude that narrative review articles on house dust mites and asthma are severely biased in their selection of references and very unreliable in their intervention recommendations.
Merck's house dust mite SLIT-tablet is an investigational sublingual immunotherapy dissolvable tablet designed to help treat allergic rhinitis with or without conjunctivitis caused by house dust mite-specific allergens.
Manuel Llobet, chief executive officer of Allergy Therapeutics, welcomed the news, commenting: "we aim to improve both safety and efficacy for the thousands of patients who suffer year-round due to house dust mite allergy.
Washington, Feb 16 ( ANI )): Scientists have discovered a new molecule, which appears to play a role in damping down the body's allergic response to house dust mite.
This time it is the house dust mite and fungal spores that are causing an allergic reaction.Scientists warn that the symptoms will be even more severe than in the 'allergy season' of hay fever and asthma, that peaks in the pollen-laden month of June.
(3) Two of these authors also reported that the use of chemicals for house dust mite control and the use of synthetic pillows in lieu of feather pillows may actually exacerbate asthma.