Atopic asthmatic subjects but not atopic subjects without asthma have enhanced inflammatory response to ozone.

@article{Hernandez2010AtopicAS,
  title={Atopic asthmatic subjects but not atopic subjects without asthma have enhanced inflammatory response to ozone.},
  author={Michelle L. Hernandez and John C. Lay and Bradford D Harris and Charles R Esther and Willie June Brickey and Philip A. Bromberg and David D{\'i}az-S{\'a}nchez and Robert B. Devlin and Steven R. Kleeberger and Neil E. Alexis and David B. Peden},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={537-44.e1}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma is a known risk factor for acute ozone-associated respiratory disease. Ozone causes an immediate decrease in lung function and increased airway inflammation. The role of atopy and asthma in modulation of ozone-induced inflammation has not been determined. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine whether atopic status modulates ozone response… CONTINUE READING