7-9) Although sensitisation to Blatella germanica has been found in patients from coastal and inland areas of southern Africa, (8,9) Periplanata americana and Blatta orientalis
elicit the strongest IgE responses in Cape Town and Durban, while B.
Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia crassificans, an intracellular bacterial pathogen of the cockroach Blatta orientalis
Esse parasitoide ainda acomete ootecas de outros blatodeos, dentre eles: Blatta orientalis
(USMAN, 1949), Eurycotis biolleyi (VARGAS & FALLAS, 1974), Parcoblatta spp.
or americana (cockroach): Best known for its effectiveness with asthma, which may have something to do with those living in substandard and subhuman conditions, infested by cockroaches, who suffer disproportionately from asthma.
Homeopaths have been using Indian cockroaches, Blatta Orientalis
, since 1890 for the treatment of asthma," said Mr Thomas.