storage mites

storage mites

many species, e.g. Acarus siro, in stored cereals.
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The most common substances (allergens) triggering allergic reactions in northern European countries are the microscopic house dust and storage mites.
Insects such as fleas, dust and storage mites are also common contributors to the allergic skin disease.
VanDer Heid S, Niemeijer NR, Hovenga H, Monchy JGR, Dubois AEJ, Kauffman HF (1998) Prevalence of sensitization to the storage mites Acarus siro, Tyrophagus putrescentiae, and Lepidoglyphus destructor in allergic patients with different degree of sensitization to the house-dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus.
Literature has revealed that storage mites infestation cause weight losses and germination losses in the stored grains (Soloman, 1946; Ashfaq et al.
Storage mites are considered to be detrimental to grain fitness and commonly cause a change in the chemical composition of the stored wheat.
He discusses the most common and important allergens as well as some of the rarer ones such as snake venom, locust, spider mites and storage mites.
1) No studies have been performed on sensitisation to the other storage mites or to spider mites in the Free State.
In two out of 10 brands of kibble, they found storage mites the minute they opened the bags.
Product categories include tree, grass and weed pollens, dust and storage mites, freeze dried foods, epithelial and environmental products.
Insects such as fleas, dust mites and storage mites are also common contributors to the allergic skin disease.
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