TITLE

Mite, cat, and cockroach exposure, allergen sensitisation, and asthma in children: a case-control study of three schools

AUTHOR(S)
Sporik, Richard; Squillace, Susan P.; Ingram, Jim Mark; Rakes, Gary; Honsinger, Richard W.; Platts-Mills, Thomas A. E.
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug1999, p675
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66877188

 

Related Articles

  • Environment allergen exposure, sensitisation and asthma: from whole populations to individuals at risk. Custovic, A.; Simpson, A. // Thorax;Oct2004, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p825 

    This article presents information on methods used to prevent asthma and allergy. Sensitisation to inhalant allergens remains a major risk factor for asthma, but the size of the effect is hotly debated. Several observational birth cohort studies investigating risk factors for the development of...

  • Arthropod Allergens in Urban Homes.  // Archives of Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology / Arhiv za Higijenu ;2012 Supplement, Vol. 63, p47 

    Dust mites, cockroaches, and pets (cats, dogs) are common in homes worldwide, and many species are the source of potent allergens which cause allergic diseases. These diseases are influenced by genetic predisposition and environmental exposure. Generally, the levels of house dust mite (Der p 1...

  • Allergen Exposure in Inner Cities Varies Throughout The Nation.  // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2004, Issue 91, p6 

    The article reports that inner-city children with asthma are exposed to significantly different levels of indoor allergens, depending on the area of the country and type of home in which they live. Exposure to major indoor allergens, such as dust mites, pet dander, and cockroaches, contribute to...

  • Greater Exposure To Cat Allergen May Have A Protective Effect.  // RN;Jun2001, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p16 

    Features a study which showed that greater exposure of children to cat allergen may lower the risk of sensitization to the allergen. Results of the increased exposure to mite allergen.

  • Childhood asthma and indoor allergens in Native Americans in New York. Surdu, Simona; Montoya, Lupita D.; Tarbell, Alice; Carpenter, David O. // Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source;2006, Vol. 5, p22 

    Background: The objective of this study was to assess the correlation between childhood asthma and potential risk factors, especially exposure to indoor allergens, in a Native American population. Methods: A case-control study of St. Regis Mohawk tribe children ages 2-14 years, 25 diagnosed with...

  • Environmental Factors and Childhood Asthma. Phipatanakul, Wanda // Pediatric Annals;Sep2006, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p646 

    The article discusses the relationship between environmental factors and childhood asthma. Aeroallergens are a major part of the pathogenesis of asthma and allergic rhinitis. Moreover, allergen exposure plays a vital role in the exacerbation of symptoms in 80% to 90% of children with asthma,...

  • Research brief: Asthma caused by cockroaches.  // GP: General Practitioner;3/18/2005, p5 

    The article reports that cockroach allergens can cause asthma. Cockroach allergens exacerbate asthma symptoms more than dust mite or pet allergens, according to the U.S. study. It involved 937 children with asthma aged 5-11 years in inner-city areas, and found that 69 per cent were sensitive to...

  • Cockroach allergen linked to asthma.  // Pest Control;Aug2005, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p51 

    Reports on the role of cockroach allergen in worsening of asthma symptoms among inner-city children more than dust mite or pet allergens, according to a nationwide study published in the March issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in the U.S. Geographic difference in allergen...

  • Mite and Pet Allergen Levels in Homes of Children Born to Allergic and Nonallergic Parents: The PIAMA Study. van Strien, Rob T.; Koopman, Laurens P.; Kerkhof, Marjan; Spithoven, Jack; de Jongste, Johan C.; Gerritsen, Jorrit; Neijens, Herman J.; Aalberse, Rob C.; Smit, Henriette A.; Brunekreef, Bert // Environmental Health Perspectives;Nov2002, Vol. 110 Issue 11, pA693 

    Discusses the Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy (PIAMA) study which investigates the influence of allergen exposure on the development of allergy and asthma in the first several years of life. Relationship between a family history of allergy and asthma and exposure of newborn...

  • Sensitization to Common Aeroallergens among Asthmatic Patients in a Tropical Region Affected by Dust Storm. Assarehzadegan, Mohammad-Ali; Shakurnia, Abdol Hossein; Amini, Akram // Journal of Medical Sciences;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p592 

    Asthma morbidity and mortality continues to be an important public health concern in various areas of the world. This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of sensitization to common aeroallergens among asthmatic patients in Ahvaz city, southwest Iran. One hundred and eleven...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics