publication . Article . 2012

Assessment of sensitization to insect aeroallergens among patients with allergic rhinitis in Yazd city, Iran

Bemanian, M. H.; Korkinejad, N. A.; Shirkhoda, S.; Mohammad Nabavi; Pourpak, Z.;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2012
Abstract
The  frequency of  allergic diseases such  as allergic rhinitis is considerable in general population. Insect aeroallergens are important allergens which can induce airway inflammation. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of sensitization to insect aeroallergens in allergic rhinitis patients in Yazd as a desert city in Iran. A cross-sectional study was undertaken on 95 allergic rhinitis patients who were referred to allergy clinic of Yazd city. Skin prick tests (SPT) by standard extracts of three insect aeroallergens including Mosquito,  Corn  moth,  Cockroach  and  two  species of  mites  as common  aeroallergens in allergic rhinitis (Dermatop...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: fungiparasitic diseases
free text keywords: Allergic rhinitis, Insect aeroallergens, Skin prick test (SPT), lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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