dust mites

Dust Mites

A typical house dust mite measures 0.2–0.5mm in length.
Dust mites are invisible to the naked eye and they live in our pillows, bed covers, mattresses, upholstered furniture, rug, carpeting, even in flour!

Dust mites feed on human hair.

Ecology of Dust Mites

They thrive in environments with a temperature of over 25ºC and more than 75% humidity and they feed on shed human skin scales, hair, dandruff and other organic materials in dust.

Dust mites increase very quickly.

Dust mites contain a harmful protein

These tiny creatures are a common cause of asthma and allergic symptoms such as rhinitis, hay fever, conjunctivitis, atopic dermatitis and eczema worldwide.
Dust mite's droppings and dead bodies contain a harmful protein that is an allergy trigger.

Dust mites are main caouse of allergy

Main Cause of Allergy

Among all indoor allergens, house dust mites contribute more than 60% in causing allergy-related diseases such as asthma, rhinitis, and eczema.
Accoding to the recent report, about 20 million Americans have allergies caused by dust mites.