oa South African Medical Journal - Respiratory allergy in the coastal areas of South Africa - the climate factors in relation to house-dust senstivity
|Article Title||Respiratory allergy in the coastal areas of South Africa - the climate factors in relation to house-dust senstivity|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Feb 1958|
|Pages||117 - 118|
|Keyword(s)||Coastal areas, Home-dust, Immunology, Pulmonology, Respiratory allergy and South Africa|
The question is considered whether climate acts physiologically per se in the climate respiratory allergy sufferers or whether the combination of high temperature and high relative humidity renders potential sensitizing substances, such as house dust, more highly allergenic to allergic subjects.
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