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Occupational allergy to locusts: an investigation of the sources of the allergen.

Abstract:

Allergic symptoms occur commonly in subjects working closely with locusts and are associated with specific IgE antibody. Extracts of intact locusts (Schistocerca gregaria and Locusta migratoria) were used to identify specific IgE antibody, to define the major allergens of the locust and their sources, and to estimate aeroallergen concentration in the working environment. With questionnaire, skin prick tests, and specific IgE measurements, 35 individuals, working in a research center, were sur...

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Journal:
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Volume:
81
Issue:
3
Pages:
517-525
Publication date:
1988-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6825
ISSN:
0091-6749
URN:
uuid:24bee142-2ac6-4bbf-87b8-39bb685ef238
Source identifiers:
245595
Local pid:
pubs:245595

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