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oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - A pilot study of fungal sensitisation in patients with allergic rhinitis at the Ear, Nose and Throat clinic at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein : original article

Volume 27, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1609-3607

 

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of sensitisation to moulds in patients with allergic rhinitis. Fifty consecutive patients with allergic rhinitis underwent skin prick tests to seven fungal allergen extracts. Thirty four percent of patients were sensitised to one or more fungal allergen, with 28% being sensitised to Alternaria alternata, 10% to Candida albicans and 8% to Aspergillus fumigatus.

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2014-12-01
2019-08-25

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