2008 – A review describing over 20 dust mite allergen extracts

A review describing over 20 dust mite allergen extracts, seven of which are active enzymes. It touches on the mite’s ecology, biology, allergenicity and allergen cross-reactivity (an example being between mite and shrimp). It is an important and highly recommended paper for students who wish to seriously study domestic mites and why they cause ill health around the world. It is fully referenced for further research.

‘Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy’, Fourth Edition, 2008, Chapter 10, Mite Allergens, E Fernandez-Caldas, L Puerta, L Caraballo, R F Lockey; p 161-182; Publisher, Taylor and Francis,  Clin. Allergy Immuol, 2008; 21: 161-182