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Any of various airborne substances, such as pollen or spores, that can cause an allergic response.
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(1) Staphylococcus infection or colonization, contact allergies to metals such as nickel and less commonly mercury, sensitivity to formaldehyde or medicines such as neomycin, and sensitization to an environmental aeroallergen (such as Candida albicans, dust mites) are considered risk factors.
Aeroallergen prick skin test and autologous serum skin test results in patients with chronic urticaria and their comparison.
The researchers found at 2 years old, 5% of infants had persistent eczema, 4% of infants had a food allergy, and 8% of infants had aeroallergen sensitization.
Before considering biologies, tests based on physiology or biomarkers--including in vitro reactivity to a perennial aeroallergen or skin tests, peripheral blood eosinophil counts, exhaled nitric oxide, or reversibility in pulmonary function testing (indicating reversible obstruction)--may aid in treatment decisions.
HDM was the most common aeroallergen in 60% population followed by cockroach (23.6%), mugwort (22.9%), oak (22.9%), ragweed (10%), Japenese hop (9.1%), dog dander (8.2%), and cat dander, birch, rye grass and Alternaria (5.5%).18
Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and infancy reduces aeroallergen sensitization: a randomized controlled trial.
This fungal species is a well-characterized aeroallergen and plant pathogen of cannabis.
Serum IgE is an important indicator to determine food and aeroallergen sensitization in the children with food allergy [42].
HLA-DRB1*11 demonstrated significant association with aeroallergens and could have a protective role for allergy while HLA-DRB1*12 did not show any association with aeroallergen sensitization.
Aeroallergen sensitisation is common in AD patients, and in the EPAAC (Early Prevention of Asthma and Allergies in Children) study, 20-40% of AD patients were sensitised to house-dust mite.