Acute, but not resolved, influenza A infection enhances susceptibility to house dust mite-induced allergic disease.

@article{Algarawi2009AcuteBN,
  title={Acute, but not resolved, influenza A infection enhances susceptibility to house dust mite-induced allergic disease.},
  author={Amal Al-garawi and Ramzi Fattouh and Tina D. Walker and Erin B. Jamula and Fernando Botelho and Susanna I Goncharova and Jennifer Reed and Martin R Stampfli and Paul M O'Byrne and Anthony J Coyle and Manel Jordana},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  year={2009},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={3095-104}
}
The impact of respiratory viral infections on the emergence of the asthmatic phenotype is a subject of intense investigation. Most experimental studies addressing this issue have used the inert Ag OVA with controversial results. We examined the consequences of exposure to a low dose of the common aeroallergen house dust mite (HDM) during the course of an… CONTINUE READING