Allergy symptoms and IgE immune response to rose: an occupational and an environmental disease

DEMİR A. U., Karakaya G., Kalyoncu A.

ALLERGY, vol.57, no.10, pp.936-939, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1034/j.1398-9995.2002.23277.x
  • Journal Name: ALLERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.936-939
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Turkey is one of the four major producers of rose. Cultivation of rose is the main economic activity of many villagers in the Lakes region. Rose allergy has not been reported before. We investigated the prevalence of allergy symptoms and specific-IgE immune response due to rose in villagers who had been cultivating rose in Guneykent village in the Lakes region.