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Iran South Med J 2017, 19(6): 962-971 Back to browse issues page
Association Between Aeroallergens and Allergic Diseases Based on Skin Prick Test in Bushehr Province
Ali Moradi1, Afshin Shirkani2, Rahim Tahmasebi3, Abdolmajid Omrani4, Shokrollah Farrokhi *5
1- The Persian Gulf Nuclear Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy, The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
3- Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
5- The Persian Gulf Nuclear Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
Department of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy, The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , sh.farokhi@bpums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1580 Views)

Background: The prevalence of allergic diseases is growing in the world and Iran. Allergens play an important role in creating these diseases. Since inhalation allergens are an important part of these allergens the aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of aeroallergens and their association with allergic diseases based on skin prick test (SPT).

Material and Methods: In this study, the frequency of these allergens were examined by using 22 aeroallergens and based on Skin Prick Test in 1100 patients with allergic diseases who referred to Shohadaye- Khalije- Fars university hospital.

Results: The reaction severity of SPT and the severity of disease associated with inhaled allergens with Russian thistle (21.1%, P꞊0.001), Chenopodium album pollen (14%, P꞊0.001) and Dermatophagoid Pteronyssinus (9%, P꞊0.001) respectively. Also, in these patients, the frequency of inhalation allergens were House Dust Mite (HDM) (69%), feather (60.8%), Russian this tle (59.9%) pollen and Alternaria mold (59.6%) respectively.

Conclusion: This study indicated that outdoors inhaled allergens  such as Russian thistle and Chenopodium album pollen have the most allergenicity in patients with allergic and asthma in Bushehr province, Meanwhile, the prevalence of indoor aeroallergens such as HDM, feather and mold were high in these patients.

Keywords: Allergic Diseases, Asthma, Inhaler Aeroallergens, Skin Prick Test
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Subject: Respiratory System
Received: 2016/12/27 | Accepted: 2016/12/27 | Published: 2016/12/27
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Moradi A, Shirkani A, Tahmasebi R, Omrani A, Farrokhi S. Association Between Aeroallergens and Allergic Diseases Based on Skin Prick Test in Bushehr Province . Iran South Med J. 2017; 19 (6) :962-971
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