Can oral pathogens influence allergic disease?

  title={Can oral pathogens influence allergic disease?},
  author={S. Arbes and E. Matsui},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={127 5},
  • S. Arbes, E. Matsui
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
  • The hygiene hypothesis contends that fewer opportunities for infections and microbial exposures have resulted in more widespread asthma and atopic disease. Consistent with that hypothesis, decreases in infectious oral diseases over the past half century have coincided with increases in the prevalence of asthma and other allergic diseases. This observation has led some researchers to speculate that exposures to oral bacteria, including pathogens associated with periodontal diseases, such as… CONTINUE READING
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