German cockroach

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Synonyms for German cockroach

small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe

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In a follow-up visit, allergen SPTs were performed on the right forearm of each child with the following extracts (all ALK-Abello, Denmark): Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Blomia tropicalis, Blatella germanica (German cockroach), Periplaneta americana (American cockroach), pooled fungi, dog and cat epithelia, and saline and histamine controls.
farinae Blomia tropicalis Cockroaches Blatella germanica Periplaneta americana Oriental cockroach Pets Dogs Cats Hamsters Rabbits Budgies Parrots Canaries Outdoor Occupational Grass pollens Eragrostis curvula Platinum salts Kikuyu (Pennisetum Locust allergens clandestinum) Buffalo (Stenotaphrum Latex allergens secundatum) Spider mites Tree pollens Acacia species Snake venom (rinkhals) Mesquite (Prosopis tree) Grains (wheat, barley) Oak Storage mites Plane Weed pollens Asteroidaceae Slangbos (Stroebe vulgaris) Compositae Chenopodiaceae English plantain Fungal spores Cladosporium Aspergillus fumigatus Epicoccum Alternaria alternata
The sensitisation rates of allergic subjects in the Free State to cockroach species such as Blatella germanica (38%), the oriental cockroach (28%) and Periplanata americana (22%) are similar to the rates of sensitivity to cockroaches reported by Manjra et al.
The infestation in the catering establishments and houses was primarily of German cockroach Blatella germanica.
In the study of Yilmaz A, allergies to Blatella germanica and Periplaneta Americana were reported as 11.
Samples were assayed for dust mite allergens, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Der p 1) and Dermatophagoidesfarinae (Der f 1); cat allergen, Felis domesticus (Fel d 1); and cockroach allergen, Blatella germanica 2 (Bla g 2).