Sensitization to per a 2 of the American cockroach correlates with more clinical severity among airway allergic patients in Taiwan
Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 04/09/2012Lee MF et al.
Allergens from American cockroaches do not have equal importance in terms of pathogenicity. Sensitization to Per a 2 correlates with more severe airway allergy and elevated proinflammatory chemokines. This may help in selecting target allergens for component resolved diagnosis and immunotherapeutic agents.
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