BACKGROUND: : House dust mite (HDM) allergen is one of the most common allergens to which asthma patients are sensitised. Prevalence of HDM allergy varies in the literature.. 48.8% of the asthma population was sensitised to HDM allergen. 25.6% of the HDM-allergic asthma patients were using HDM-impermeable bed covers.
Sensitivity to house dust mite allergens and prevalence of allergy-causing house dust mite species in Pothwar, Pakistan. Shafique RH(1), Akhter S(2), Abbas S(3), Ismail M(4). Author information: (1)Department of Zoology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Background: House dust mite (HDM) allergen is one of the most common allergens. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of HDM allergy in a .
Prevalence and severity of allergic rhinitis in house dust mite–allergic patients with. population-based studies report a high prevalence of rhinitis among asthma .
Abundance of the house dust mites, Dermatophagoides farinae and D. pteronyssinus, in various. However, the precise nature of the mite allergen or.
Allergy Clin Immunol 2003;111:408-14.) Key words: House dust mite allergen, indoor allergens, surveys, epidemiology. The prevalence of asthma in the United