SPECIES COMPOSITION AND PREVALENCE OF DUST MITES IN FLOUR MILL OF DHANBAD DISTRICT, JHARKHAND

Manju Kumari Saw1*, Sudhir Krishna Bharati2, Shailendra Kumar Sinha1 1Department of Zoology, P. K. Roy Memorial College, Dhanbad, Jharkhand 826 0042Industrial Biotechnology and Waste Utilisation Group, CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research, Dhanbad, Jharkhand 828 108*(E-mail: manjukrisaw@gmail.com)Received: 06-08-2018 Accepted: 26-11-2018 AbstractDust mites are very potent indoor allergen, live in close association with human being and cause several types of allergic disorders, but still there is limited knowledge about species composition and abundance of dust mites in different human habitats, especially in Jharkhand. Read More …

QUALITATIVE ESTIMATION OF IMPACT OF BIO-ALLERGENS ON ASTHMATIC PATIENTS

QUALITATIVE ESTIMATION OF IMPACT OF BIO-ALLERGENS ON ASTHMATIC PATIENTS OF LUCKNOW Suchit Swaroop Department of Zoology, N.S.C.B. Govt. Girls P.G. College, Lucknow Abstract: Any air-borne living matter, capable of inducing an allergic response in the body of sensitive individual is called Bioallergen. House dust mites (HDM), fungal spores and pollen grains are proved to be major source of respiratory allergies. The study was aimed to estimate the qualitative impact of bioallergens on asthmatic patients of Lucknow. A specially designed case Read More …