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any substance that can cause an allergy

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"Dust mite and cockroach allergens are common triggers of all-year round allergy and asthma symptoms.
Of common allergens, Dr said, dust mites or microscopic insects are found in carpets, pillows and beds; a chemical found in their excrement triggers an allergic reaction.
Small amounts of allergenic products such as protein extracts, purified allergens, and modified allergens have been administered through oral, sublingual, epicutaneous, or subcutaneous routes to induce immune tolerance against different allergies (Beyer, 2012).
Allergy testing can be performed either through skin testing or in vitro (blood) testing for specific IgE directed against potential allergens. (3) Recent clinical guidelines for the management of allergic rhinitis developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery state, "Clinicians should perform and interpret, or refer to a clinician who can perform and interpret, specific IgE (skin or blood) allergy testing for patients with a clinical diagnosis of AR who do not respond to empiric treatment, or when the diagnosis is uncertain, or when knowledge of the specific causative allergen is needed to target therapy." (3)
While years of previous research have linked exposures in the urban home environment with significant childhood asthma disease, many of these allergens are also present in inner-city school environments.
A study reported that the development of sensitisation to perennial allergens early in life (3mm at the SPT.9 Allergen extracts for SPT were procured from abroad (Greerlabs, USA) and included allergens of HDMs, paper mulberry, grass, mixed pollen, neem and eucalyptus, cannabis, dandelion, ragweed, bottle brush, cockroach, cat and dog hair, wasp and pigeon feathers, Candida albicans, Alternariaalternata and Aspergillus fumigatus.
The spores absorb humidity, are then transformed into probiotic bacteria and start to consume the organic matter which contains the various allergens that cause allergic reactions and asthma.
After months of testing, the company came out with a solution for allergies triggered by pets such as cats (cat allergen Fel d 1) and dogs (dog allergen Can f 1).
The innovative steam technology removes not only 99.9 percent of allergens but also the residue left by dead allergens," LG said in a statement.
Islamabad/Seoul -- Indispensable Steam Solution for Deep Clean, 99.9% Allergen Removal LG Electronics (LG) has released a heart warming video highlighting the striking anti-allergen feature of the company's Steam technology.
Objective: To detect the serum IgE and allergen-specific IgE levels of pediatric patients with chronic urticaria, and to analyze the distribution characteristics of allergens.
Management of the allergic patient is based on diagnosing which allergens trigger the symptoms and then mixing a vaccine that will be administered for several years.
Belsito answers questions about contact allergens in a video posted on familypracticenews.com.
Pet Allergen Reducer has created a product that reduces these allergens by as much as 75%.