Title

Environmental assessment and exposure reduction of cockroaches: a practice parameter.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-2013

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.04.061; PMCID: PMC3864888

Abstract

This parameter was developed by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, representing the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI); the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI); and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The AAAAI and the ACAAI have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing "Environmental assessment and remediation: a practice parameter." This is a complete and comprehensive document at the current time. The medical environment is a changing environment, and not all recommendations will be appropriate for all patients. Because this document incorporated the efforts of many participants, no single person, including those who served on the Joint Task Force, is authorized to provide an official AAAAI or ACAAI interpretation of these practice parameters. Any request for information about or an interpretation of these practice parameters by the AAAAI or ACAAI should be directed to the Executive Offices of the AAAAI, the ACAAI, and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. These parameters are not designed for use by pharmaceutical companies in drug promotion. The findings and conclusions in this manuscript are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Journal Title

The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology

Volume

132

Issue

4

First Page

802

Last Page

808

MeSH Keywords

Allergens; Animals; Cockroaches; Environmental Exposure; Humans; Hypersensitivity, Immediate

Keywords

Allergy; cockroach; disease; morbidity; sensitization

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