Factors associated with cord blood IgE levels.

  title={Factors associated with cord blood IgE levels.},
  author={Mohammad Nabavi and Raheb Ghorbani and Amir Massod Asadi and Mohammad Faranoush},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology},
  volume={31 2},
BACKGROUND The cord blood IgE level is thought to be a predictor of allergic disorders in childhood. It is not well understood how this marker is influenced by the fetal environment, such as maternal, paternal, placenta, and fetal characteristics. OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate the association between cord blood IgE levels and various genetic and environmental factors. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study including a total of 181 neonates and their mothers. A questionnaire asking… CONTINUE READING