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Characterisation of Occupational Allergy to Drosophila

2015-08-31 23:23:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Allergy is a very common problem and can be a handicap in everyday life, specially when symptoms occur at work place. Some persons working with drosophila developed respiratory symptoms. Investigators tried to analyze if these manifestations could be due to a specific allergy to drosophila.

Description

To do so, investigators invited laboratory workers who presented any symptoms in presence of drosophila to undergo skin prick tests in order to determine if a specific sensibilization to drosophila exists. Then, a blood sample is taken from these persons to research specific IgE directed against drosophila. By this way, investigators hope determine if a specific allergy to drosophila exists, its characteristics as prevalence, symptoms, populations concerned...in order to better protect laboratory workers and prevent allergy incidence.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Drosophila

Intervention

blood test (four dry tubes 7ml) and prick tests

Location

Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve
Montpellier
France
34295

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Montpellier

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-08-31T23:23:23-0400

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