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Λεξικό .. Acarex test

Acarex test, Acarex test. A test used for the determination of the presence and level of house dust mites in rugs, mattress dust [1] and carpeting, and the presence of allergenic material from the house dust mites. The 4- and 10- test kits can be used to initially pinpoint areas of high infestation and then determine the effectiveness of treatment in those areas. Each kit comes complete with instructions to perform quick in-home testing. Acarex test is a useful home test whether used by patients or technicians; misclassifications of colour readings were less frequent at the scale extremes [2]. (See: Guanine).


1. Charpin-Kadouch C, Mouche JM, Quéralt J, Ercoli J, Hugues B, Garon M, Dumon H, Charpin DA. Housing and health counselling services in the management of allergic respiratory disease. Rev Mal Respir. 2008 Sep;25(7):821-7.
2. Pauli G, Ott M., Hedelin F., de Blay A., Vérot J., Bessot C., Haouichat H: Controlling Indoor Mite Exposure: The Relevance of the Acarex Test Indoor+Built Environment 2001;10:109-115

Γκέλης Ν.Δ. - Λεξικό Αλλεργίας - Εκδόσεις ΒΕΛΛΕΡOΦΟΝΤΗΣ - Κόρινθος 2013

Gelis Ν.D. - Dictionary of Allergies - VELLEROFONTIS Publications - Corinth 2013