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However, there's definite benefit if patients are chosen appropriately such as the treatment of allergy to animal dander, especially cats.
Common indoor allergens include mold, dust mite, cockroach, and animal dander (domestic and rodents).
She suggested some changes to reduce animal dander in the home, such as removing the animal from the bedroom to create an "allergy free zone," using bleach to reduce the allergen on clothing or bedding, using HEPA room air cleaners and a HEPA vacuum, bathing animals regularly etc.
Other allergens apart from pollen that cause allergic rhinitis include house dust mite and animal dander.
Spontaneous flare-ups are often the result of common triggers, which can include: Soap and detergents; skin infection; house-dust mites and their droppings; animal dander (fur, hair) and saliva; pollens; overheating; and rough clothing To treat the condition, emollient creams are usually applied on the affected areas, and a doctor may prescribe steroid cream, or topical calcineurin inhibitors (non-steroid medications).
Filtering material can also be placed over heating outlets to trap animal dander.
This 20 minute procedure involves pricking your skin with minute amounts of a number of specific allergens like mold spores, pollen, dust mites or animal dander.
This IgE-allergen specificity explains why one person is allergic only to dust mites, while another person tolerates dust mites but is allergic to animal dander.
allergens such as pollen (plant dust), mold, dust, animal dander (skin flakes), dust mites, and cockroach droppings
Potential sources of indoor air pollution include central heating, cooling and dehumidification systems; household cleaning and maintenance products; outdoor sources such as pesticides; biological contaminants such as animal dander, mold and cockroaches; formaldehyde from fabrics, pressed wood products and insulation; styrene found in adhesives, foam, lubricants, plastics carpets and insulation; and paint-strippers.
Despite the fact that air cleaners have been marketed for more than 20 years, there is still scientific controversy about whether they reduce the allergic reactions produced by larger particles such as pollen, house-dust allergens, molds and animal dander.
Typical allergens associated with PAR include dust mites, animal dander, cockroach and indoor molds.

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