Study Findings on Skin Sensitivity to Dust Mites and Asthma Links

Yes. Based on the results of one study, skin sensitivity to house dust mites is highly associated with the development of asthma.

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1: "Allergenic Identity Between The Common Floor Mite (Dermatophagoides Farinae Hughes, 1961) And House Dust As A Causative Antigen In Bronchial Asthma," Journal Of Allergy, 1968, by T Miyamoto, S Oshima, T Ishizaki, S Sato. (Citations: 242).

Abstract Since various kinds of mites are contained in house dust in significant numbers, the possibility of antigenic similarity between house dust and the mites in it was investigated. D. farinae, purely cultivated in our laboratory, was used in this study. Although it makes up ...

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