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Star weed (parthenium hysterophorus) allergy in allergic rhino sinusitis patients as determined by skin prick test

Authors: Rajamani Santhosh Kumar , R. Venkataramanan
Int J Biol Med Res. 2013; 4(3): 3461-3463  |  PDF File

Abstract

Star weed is herbaceous plant growing freely in whole of Indian country side. This plant produces large quantities of white pollen, which many people are allergic to. This study seeks to examine the prevalence of Star weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) allergy in a subset of Allergic Rhino sinusitis patients who attend ENT Clinic, as determined by a Skin Prick test.