Dog and cat exposure and respective pet allergy in early childhood.

@article{Pyrhnen2015DogAC,
  title={Dog and cat exposure and respective pet allergy in early childhood.},
  author={K Pyrh{\"o}nen and Simo N{\"a}yh{\"a} and Esa L{\"a}{\"a}r{\"a}},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={247-255}
}
BACKGROUND The association of dog and cat exposure in early childhood with the incidence of respective allergies has remained controversial. The aim of the study was to obtain population-based evidence on the association of early exposure to dog or cat, or both, with dog and cat allergies. METHODS The study population was identified from the nationwide population register comprising all children aged 1-4 yr (N = 4779) born between 2001 and 2005 and living in the province of South Karelia… CONTINUE READING
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