Does Exposure to Indoor Allergens Contribute to the Development of Asthma and Allergy?

@article{Arshad2010DoesET,
  title={Does Exposure to Indoor Allergens Contribute to the Development of Asthma and Allergy?},
  author={S. Arshad},
  journal={Current Allergy and Asthma Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={49-55}
}
  • S. Arshad
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
  • Common indoor allergens include house dust mite, cockroach, animal dander, and certain molds. In genetically susceptible children, exposure to these indoor allergens during the critical postnatal period may lead to sensitization in early childhood. Consistent evidence indicates that children sensitized to common indoor allergens are at several-fold higher risk of asthma and allergy. Due to conflicting evidence from prospective studies, some doubt remains regarding a direct and dose–response… CONTINUE READING
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