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Table 2 Prevalence of atopy and specific sensitization to aeroallergens

From: Sensitization to workplace respiratory allergens among bakery workers in Douala, Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Sensitization Number Percentage
N = 229  
Atopy (common aeroallergens) 91 39.7%
Wheat flour 38 16.6%
α-amylase 19 8.3%
Wheat flour or α-amylase 51 22.3%
At least one storage mite 28 12.2%
   Lepidoglyphus destructor 8 3.5%
   Glycyphagus domesticus 6 2.6%
   Acarus siro 10 4.4%
   Tyroglyphus putrescentia 11 4.8%
At least one dust mite 29 12.7%
   Dermatophagoides farinae 18 7.9%
   Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus 14 6.1%
At least one mould 23 10%
   Alternaria alternata 14 6.1%
   Aspergillus fumigatus 12 5.2%
Cockroach 34 14.8%
Dog dander 23 10%
Cat dander 19 8.3%