Insects such as fleas, dust mites and storage mites
are also common contributors to the allergic skin disease.
can be hard to eliminate but are sensitive to the cold so can be killed by freezing.
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.
We aimed to determine the prevalence of sensitisation to house-dust mites, storage mites, spider mites and cockroaches in patients with allergic rhinitis treated at the ear, nose and throat (ENT) clinic at Universitas Hospital, the tertiary referral hospital for the Free State.
farinae), storage mites (Glycophagus domesticus, L.
Storage mites were not common allergens (Table III), while 46% of patients were sensitised to the spider mite T.
48) on skin-prick testing, but no agreement between sensitisation to the house-dust mites and sensitisation to any of the other storage mites (kappa <0.
They include house dust mites, storage mites
and several molds that are commonly found in the home.
Product categories include tree, grass and weed pollens, dust and storage mites
, freeze dried foods, epithelial and environmental products.
farinae Blomia tropicalis Cockroaches Blatella germanica Periplaneta americana Oriental cockroach Pets Dogs Cats Hamsters Rabbits Budgies Parrots Canaries Outdoor Occupational Grass pollens Eragrostis curvula Platinum salts Kikuyu (Pennisetum Locust allergens clandestinum) Buffalo (Stenotaphrum Latex allergens secundatum) Spider mites Tree pollens Acacia species Snake venom (rinkhals) Mesquite (Prosopis tree) Grains (wheat, barley) Oak Storage mites Plane Weed pollens Asteroidaceae Slangbos (Stroebe vulgaris) Compositae Chenopodiaceae English plantain Fungal spores Cladosporium Aspergillus fumigatus Epicoccum Alternaria alternata
In addition to spider mites patients may also become sensitised to storage mites (e.