Dust Allergy: Cause And Concern: Indian Perspective by Goutam Kumar SahaDust Allergy: Cause And Concern: Indian Perspective by Goutam Kumar Saha

Dust Allergy: Cause And Concern: Indian Perspective

byGoutam Kumar Saha

Hardcover | August 16, 2016

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This book discusses the Indian scenario concerning dust allergy, presenting case studies that reveal the practical aspects of allergies. A gradual increase in the incidence and prevalence of different allergic manifestations has been reported from various parts of the world including several developing countries like India, where the problem has recently surfaced due to the unplanned urbanization, rapid industrialization, metamorphic changes in the environment, and increased air pollution, as well as changes in life style, particularly the adoption of Western life styles and eating habits in the name of so-called modern living. The book is divided into the following chapters: Allergy - what is it?, Allergy - Fact File; Possible allergens in our surroundings; Mechanism of allergic reaction; House dust allergy - an environmental enigma ; The mighty mites; Dermatophagoides - the potent indoor allergen ; Dust mite allergy - evaluation procedure; House dust allergy - an Indian perspective ; House dust allergy in Kolkata - a case study; Allergy & heredity; Allergic manifestations; Diagnostic procedures; and Treatment & prevention.
Prof. Goutam Kumar Saha has been working in the field of Allergy and Applied Immunology, particularly with regard to the entomological, immunological and clinical aspects of house dust mite related allergic problems, at different institutes of repute like the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, R...
Title:Dust Allergy: Cause And Concern: Indian PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:99 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:August 16, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811018243

ISBN - 13:9789811018244

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Table of Contents

Allergy - definition.- Allergy - fact file.- Possible allergens in our surroundings.- Mechanism of allergic reactions.- House dust mite allergy - an environmental enigma.- House dust mites - a precarious indoor allergen.- Dust mite allergy - evaluation procedures.- House dust mite allergy - Indian perspective.- Allergy and heredity.- Allergic manifestations and diagnosis.- Dust mite allergy management - common practices.