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Antigens, Dermatophagoides

Antigens from the House Dust Mites (DERMATOPHAGOIDES), mainly D. farinae and D. pteronyssinus. They are Proteins, found in Mite Feces or Mite extracts, that can cause Asthma and other allergic Diseases such as perennial Rhinitis (Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial) and Atopic Dermatitis (Dermatitis, Atopic). More than 11 groups of Dermatophagoides Allergens have been defined. Group I Allergens, such as Der f I and Der p I from the above two species, are among the strongest Mite immunogens in Humans.