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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population, including the frequency of sensitization to animal allergen components in the research group

From: Analysis of feline and canine allergen components in patients sensitized to pets

Features Study group, n = 70
Gender Male-28 Female-42
Age (mean, min. and max. value) 35.5; 18–65
33.3; 19–65 37; 18–65
Concentration of total IgE (mean, min. and max. value) in kU/l 806.3; 7.44–5375
502.4; 7.44–5000 1008.9; 13–5375
Canine allergen components: number of patients with allergen-specific IgE levels exceeding 0.35 kU/l
Can f 1 (lipocalin) 28 (40% of the study group)
7 (25% of male) 21 (50% of female)
Can f 2 (lipocalin) 10 (14.3% of the study group)
1 (3.6% of male) 9 (21.4% of female)
Can f 3 (albumin) 16 (22.9% of the study group)
6 (21.4% of male) 10 (23.8% of female)
Can f 5 (prostate gland - kallikrein) 22 (31.4% of the study group)
7 (25% of male) 16 (38.1% of female)
Feline allergen components: number of patients with allergen-specific IgE levels exceeding 0.35 kU/l
Fel d 1 (secretoglobin, a uteroglobin-like protein) 61 (87.1% of the study group)
27 (96.4% of male) 35 (83.3% of female)
Fel d 2 (albumin) 16 (22.9% of the study group)
6 (21% of male) 10 (23.8% of female)
Fel d 4 (lipocalin) 32 (45.7% of the study group)
10 (35.7% of male) 22 (52.4% of female)