Are measures to control house dust mite antigens effective in mite-sensitive asthma patients?
Despite the fact that many trials were of poor quality and would be expected to exaggerate the reported effect, the review did not find any effect from the interventions. Mite reduction was determined in different ways in the various studies.
The major allergen in house dust comes from mites. Chemical, physical and combined methods of reducing mite allergen levels are intended to reduce asthma symptoms in people who are sensitive to house dust mites.