Office Aeroallergen Sampling
Author: Diamond, Michael A.
Source: Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 13, Number 3, May-June 1992 , pp. 143-146(4)
Publisher: OceanSide Publications, Inc
Abstract:Aeroallergen sampling is a simple procedure that can be performed in any physician's office. The necessary equipment is a pollen and mold collecting device, a microscope with an eye-piece micrometer, pollen stain, and appropriate slides. The inexperienced observer can learn to count easily recognizable pollen and mold, such as ragweed and Alternaria in a matter of minutes. The counting can be simple (of one or two pollens) and can be complex, including counting of various molds under oil immersion.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1992-05-01
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