Chlamydia pneumoniae, and mycoplasma pneumoniae: Are they related to severe asthma in childhood?


BACKGROUND Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae are frequent agents of acute respiratory diseases and they have been recognized as infectious triggers of asthma. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of these triggers and their relationship to severe asthma. METHODS 82 patients were enrolled in a prospective cross-sectional study from January… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1116085