Early Pollen Sensitization in Children Is Dependent upon Regional Aeroallergen Exposure

  title={Early Pollen Sensitization in Children Is Dependent upon Regional Aeroallergen Exposure},
  author={V. Wong and N. Wilson and Kathy Peele and M. Hogan},
  journal={Journal of Allergy},
  • V. Wong, N. Wilson, +1 author M. Hogan
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Allergy
  • Introduction. Aeroallergen sensitization occurs at an earlier age than previously noted. The purpose of this paper was to identify which pollens cause early sensitization in young children presenting with rhinitis symptoms. Methods. This paper was a retrospective analysis of skin test results from 2- to 8-year-old patients presenting with a history consistent with allergic rhinitis. Patients were tested to aeroallergens common to the Great Basin along with a histamine and saline control. Pollen… CONTINUE READING

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