Table 1

Participant demographics
Non-allergic (Cat control) Cat-allergic Non-allergic (Grass control) Grass-allergic
No. of participants 18 20 18 19
Age 30 ± 8 34 ± 14 26 ± 7 39 ± 15
Sex (M:F) 12 5 10 8
6 15 8 11
Allergic diseases (%):
Asthma 0 50 0 47
Atopic dermatitis 0 25 0 42
Rhinitis:
Seasonal 0 100 0 100
Perennial 0 40 0 47
Cat-Induced 0 100 0 68
Pollen food syndrome 0 40 0 63
SPT-positive (%):
Birch 0 95 0 74
Grass 0 90 0 100
Cat 0 100 0 74

Smith et al.

Smith et al. BMC Immunology 2013 14:49   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-14-49

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