Acarus siro

Acarus siro, commonly known as the flour mite, is often found in stored grains and flour. These mites can proliferate in kitchen cupboards and pantries, especially if the storage conditions are humid. For individuals with sensitivities, exposure to Acarus siro can lead to allergic symptoms and can be particularly troublesome for those with pre-existing respiratory conditions....

Acarus siro

When should I consider testing for Acarus siro allergy?

Testing for Acarus siro allergy is recommended if you notice allergy symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, or itchy skin after handling grain products or being in grain storage areas.

What are common symptoms of Acarus siro allergy?

  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Skin rash
  • Wheezing or coughing
  • Nasal congestion