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Cockroach allergens are an important cause of IgE-mediated sensitization in inner-city asthmatics. However, cockroach extracts used for diagnosis and immunotherapy are not standardized.
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Name: The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Sensitization to allergen components has been linked to asthma in children, but studies in adults are lacking.
The German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.), is a common pest found in apartment buildings. Prevalence of cockroach infestations is affected by both environmental conditions and building occupant b...
The analysis of allergen-specific IgE responses in birth cohorts with micro-arrayed allergens has provided detailed information regarding the evolution of specific IgE responses in children. High reso...
Identifying the target molecule in food allergies, helps to assess the risk of anaphylaxis in a patient. Lipid Transfer Protein is the most frequent cause of food allergies in the Mediterranean area. ...
The German cockroach, Blatella germanica, is a common pest in urban environments and is among the most resilient insects in the world. The remarkable ability of the German cockroach to develop resista...
The purpose of this study is to test and compare the allergenic effects of three commercially available German cockroach allergen extracts in adults. Study hypothesis: The biological pote...
This research is being done to look at the body's response to cockroach extract, an allergen, when sprayed into the nose. The spraying of the cockroach extract into the participant's nose ...
Scientific evidence has shown that, over the past two decades, the combination of cockroach allergy and cockroach exposure is one of the most important factors contributing to the dramatic...
Liquid allergen extracts contain proteins, such as (but not limited to) tree, weed, cat, cockroach, and nuts, and are used to identify allergies by observing the body's reaction to the int...
Immunotherapy may help reduce symptoms of allergy and asthma. Problems concerning compliance and adverse events with subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy have generated interest in deliveri...
A plant genus of the family POACEAE that contains the Poa p Ia allergen and allergen C KBGP.
A quantitative form of intradermal testing for the relative allergenicity of a substance. It is used to determine the amount of an allergen that will be tolerated in ALLERGEN IMMUNOTHERAPY.
Plant extracts from several species, including genera STRYCHNOS and Chondodendron, which contain TETRAHYDROISOQUINOLINES that produce PARALYSIS of skeletal muscle. These extracts are toxic and must be used with the administration of artificial respiration.
Historically, the treatment of disease by the administration of animal organs or their extracts (after Brown-Sequard). At present synthetic preparations substitute for the extracts of a gland. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
A genus in the family Blattidae containing several species, the most common being P. americana, the American cockroach.