Allergia al gatto chiarimenti e gestione clinica

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Federica Rota

Abstract

La crescente presenza di gatti nelle case, associata a livelli significativi di allergeni dell’animale anche in aree dove non sono presenti (case, scuole, asili nido, luoghi di lavoro), ha contribuito ad aumentare la frequenza di allergie a questi animali nei paesi industrializzati. 


Gli animali sono la terza causa principale di asma allergico, dopo acari della polvere e pollini. Oltre ai proprietari di animali domestici e ai loro familiari, i professionisti coinvolti nella cura e nella ricerca degli animali sono un gruppo chiaramente colpito, che rappresenta fino a un terzo dei pazienti sensibilizzati. L’allergia al gatto rappresenta dunque un problema di salute significativo con domande irrisolte sulla gestione clinica, diagnosi, trattamento e prevenzione, che porta purtroppo alcune persone ad abbandonare il proprio gatto per risolvere il problema alla radice.

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Rota, F. 2020. Allergia al gatto: chiarimenti e gestione clinica. Italian Journal of Prevention, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Medicine. 3, 5 (dic. 2020), 40-45. DOI:https://doi.org/10.30459/2020-32.
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