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Table 1 Skin reactivity

From: Identification of immunodominant IgE binding epitopes of Der p 24, a major allergen of Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

Patient Sex/age, y Clinical history SPTsa
Der p extract rDer p 24
1 Female/39 AR + BA 3 + 2 +
2 Female/25 AR 3 +
3 Female/27 BA 3 +
4 Male/52 AR 4 + 2 +
5 Male/38 BA 3 +
6 Male/24 AR 4 + 2 +
7 Female/40 AR 3 +
8 Female/23 AR 3 +
9 Male/44 AR + BA 3 + 2 +
10 Female/39 AR 3 + 2 +
  1. Skin reactivity to Der p extract and rDer p24 (10 μg/ml) with normal saline as a negative control and histamine as a positive control. Negative results were obtained from 12 healthy control subjects
  2. AR allergic rhinitis, BA bronchial asthma
  3. aSkin reaction ≥ 2 + considered positive; − negative result