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Ebrahimi M, Shenava Raouf S. Mites Are the Most Prevalent Allergen among Children with Severe Asthma in Gorgan, Iran. mljgoums. 2021; 15 (5) :32-36
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1- Children's Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , M1355ebrahimi@gmail.com
2- Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
Abstract:   (239 Views)
Background and Objectives: Asthma is one of the most common respiratory diseases. Inhaled particles that may trigger allergic reactions and air routes are important factors contributing to asthma. This study aimed to determine the abundance of allergens in children with asthma in Gorgan, Iran.
Methods: In this retrospective study, we randomly collected records of all asthmatic patients over five years of age referred to asthma and allergy clinic in Gorgan, Iran. Furthermore, data related to skin prick test were recorded.
Results: The severity of asthma differed significantly between males and females. There was a direct relationship between age and reaction to one allergen. In addition, 18 of 25 (72 %) patients with severe asthma were allergic to more than two allergens. Moreover, the most common allergen was mite (56%).
Conclusion: Mites are the most common allergen among children with asthma in the study area.
Keywords: Asthma [MeSH], Mites [MeSH], Allergen [MeSH],
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Research Article: Original Paper | Subject: Others
Received: 2020/09/17 | Accepted: 2020/11/16 | Published: 2021/08/31 | ePublished: 2021/08/31

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