John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Filamentous fungi and yeasts on mattresses covered with different encasings Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
  • Page(s) : 534-7
  • Année de parution : 2001

The efficacy of synthetic mattress encasings in the reduction of mites on mattresses has been demonstrated by various authors [1-4]. The clinical benefit of this reduction is still under discussion: some authors report an improvement of the asthmatic symptoms [2, 5, 6] whereas other investigators failed to demonstrate positive clinical effects [4, 7, 8]. However, there is little doubt that reduction of allergen exposure results in an improvement of allergic [...]