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Name: The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Periplaneta americana (L.) (Blattaria: Blattidae), the American cockroach, is the most important invasive urban pest of sewer environments colonizing there with high significance of human public healt...
Millions of children experience injuries annually, and avoidance coping increases risk of negative emotional and physical outcomes after injury. Little is known about how children select avoidance cop...
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...
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a multifactorial inflammatory skin disease with frequent hypersensitivity to allergens. However, the role of exposure to indoor allergens on AD severity is unclear.
Coping has been extensively studied in health psychology; however, factors influencing the usage of different coping strategies have received limited attention. In five studies (N = 3702), we explored...
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...
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...
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 ...
The most important risk factor for asthma in inner-city homes may be exposure to cockroach allergen. In a previous study, the researchers reported that extermination alone, without residen...
Controlled trial of an intervention to reduce indoor exposures to cockroach allergens among asthmatic children in NYC.
An in vitro allergen radioimmunoassay in which allergens are coupled to an immunosorbent. The coupled allergens bind the IgE in the sera of patients which in turn binds radioisotope-labeled anti-IMMUNOGLOBULIN E antibodies.
A genus in the family Blattidae containing several species, the most common being P. americana, the American cockroach.
Professionals trained in providing information, guidance, and recommendations to individual clients or families to support their decision making and development of coping skills.
Condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden local calcification.
Insects of the order Dictyoptera comprising several families including Blaberidae, BLATTELLIDAE, Blattidae (containing the American cockroach PERIPLANETA americana), Cryptocercidae, and Polyphagidae.