Journal of Fungi publishes comprehensive review on the main allergens of Alternaria alternata.
Fungi release their spores into the air but also fragments and other substances capable of inducing respiratory allergies. These allergies are associated with severe forms of the disease, being the third most common cause of allergic asthma.
Alternaria alternata is one of the most important fungi due to its wide distribution and allergenicity. Although Alt a 1 is its main allergen, other allergens are becoming increasingly important.
All this is reviewed in the above mentioned publication by the Applied Science Team of INMUNOTEK.