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The study of cockroach allergy in Iranian children with asthma.
The role of cockroach allergy and exposure to cockroach allergen in causing morbidity among inner city children with asthma.
Since the insect mix included both cockroaches and ants, we cannot separate the effects of these allergens in our sample, and, in fact, ant sensitivity may have diluted the importance of cockroach allergy in terms of the manifestations of asthma or rhinitis suffered by the pertinent members of our study population.
Children and adolescents who responded the best to omalizumab had positive skin tests for cockroach allergy and high levels of cockroach allergen in their homes.
1997, The role of cockroach allergy and exposure to cockroach allergen in causing morbidity among inner-city children with asthma.
Although it is now clear that cockroach allergen is a significant contributor to asthma [15,16], the data on the prevalence of cockroach allergy in young inner-city children are limited.
A study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases found that the combination of cockroach allergy and exposure to the creatures is a major cause of asthma-related illness and hospitalizations among children living in densely populated urban areas.
However, only cockroach allergy was associated with more severe asthma, the study showed.
8) There are no published studies on cockroach allergy in the Free State.
Morris and colleagues (1986) reported a high association between cockroach allergy and poverty.
The role of cockroach allergy end exposure to cockroach allergen in causing morbidity among inner-city children with asthma.
Cockroach allergy appears early in life in inner city children with recurrent wheezing.