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Humidity regulation in the management of asthma patients sensitized to house dust mites.

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Substances in the faeces of house dust mites are well-recognized as common allergens in the pathogenesis of asthma. There have been many trials of interventions aimed at reducing mite populations in the home, but most have been uncontrolled, too small, or too short to determine with confidence any beneficial effects. Of those which succeeded, very few used methods which reduced mite populations on a permanent basis. House dust mites are sensitive to humidity. Their geographical distribution i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
The Quarterly journal of medicine
Volume:
87
Issue:
6
Pages:
367-372
Publication date:
1994-06-05
ISSN:
0033-5622
URN:
uuid:39dc0951-0718-4f1c-8df2-c5204fd45e4c
Source identifiers:
388082
Local pid:
pubs:388082

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