Description: Pet dander - dog hair, cat hair and dead skin (cat hair - blue, dog hair - dark yellow, dander - purple). Dog and cats produce human allergens. Pet dander is the material shed from the body of various animals (commonly cats and dogs). It may contain scales of dried skin and hair. Substances within the dander can cause human allergies (allergic reaction).There are 5 known allergens produced by cats, all which cause allergic reactions. Female cats produce a lower level of allergens than males. An allergic reaction is a histamine reaction that is usually characterized by coughing, wheezing, itching, nasal congestion, rash, watering eyes, and sneezing.
Type: SEM
Magnification:* x80
Copyright 1999 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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