Evidence of a causal role of winter virus infection during infancy in early childhood asthma.


RATIONALE Bronchiolitis during infancy is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma. Whether winter viral infections cause asthma or are a manifestation of a predisposition to asthma development is unknown. OBJECTIVES To study the relationship of winter virus infection during infancy and the development of childhood asthma. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.200804-579OC


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