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Test for allergy to the American cockroach. The allergen code is i206. Cockroaches produce potent allergens that are an important cause of asthma. At least 45 allergens have been identified from the American cockroach that contribute to asthma. IgE mediated reactions to cockroach may induce asthma, allergic rhinitis,allergic conjunctivitis and allergic dermatitis in sensitive patients. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap,

P americana is a large Cockroach, up to 5 cm in length, that infests houses, schools, hospitals, and other large buildings. It prefers damp areas such as basements, and may be found around pipes, sewage systems, and drainage systems.

Cockroach may commonly induce symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis and allergic dermatitis in sensitised individuals. These are the most common ailments attributable to Cockroach infestation of housing and are important public health problems. Cockroach allergens (like Mite allergens) have an association with socioeconomic factors and population density Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana)
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Amer Roach

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Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 美洲大蠊
Synonyms: 美洲蜚蠊;美洲大蜚蠊;美洲蟑螂;美国大蠊;美国蜚蠊;美国大蜚蠊;美国蟑螂;蜚蠊科;蜚蠊科昆虫;蜚蠊;蟑螂
fr-CA French (Canada) Periplaneta americana
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Ameerika prussakas
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Cucaracha americana (Periplaneta americana)
it-IT Italian (Italy) Periplaneta americana
Synonyms: Blatta americana (Periplaneta americana)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Periplaneta americana
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Periplaneta americana
Synonyms: Таракан американский (Periplaneta americana)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Periplaneta americana
Synonyms: amerikaanse kakkerlak
fr-BE French (Belgium) Periplaneta americana
Synonyms: Blatte américaine, i206