, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp 581-586

Dust mites: Update on their allergens and control

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Mites are ubiquitous organisms, and as a result, humans come into contact with mites and mite products in a variety of situations. Molecules from many mite species can induce IgE-mediated reactions. Best known among the allergy-causing mites are the house dust and storage mites. However, allergists should be aware that, in specific situations, contact with products of many other less-known species of mites also may cause IgE-mediated reactions.