Table 1

The clinical tests conducted to the study patients

Lung function testsTwo-week serial PEF monitoring, PEF monitoring at and off work, spirometry with bronchodilation test, methacholine challenge test, exhaled nitric oxide (FENO), diffusing capacity of the lungs
Laboratory testsSedimentation rate, C-reactive protein, blood count, serum total IgE, serum allergen-specific IgE (different fungi and storage mites Acarus Siro, Lepidoglyphus Destructor, Tyrophagus putrescentiae)
Skin prick testsBirch, timothy, mugwort, horse, dog, cat, Dermatophagoides Pteronyssinus house dust mite, latex, aspergillus fumigatus, storage mites Acarus Siro, Lepidoglyphus Destructor, Tyrophagus putrescentiae
ImagingChest x-ray, cone beam CT of the paranasal sinuses
  • PEF, peak expiratory flow.