Fever, use of antibiotics, and acute gastroenteritis during infancy as risk factors for the development of asthma in Korean school-age children.

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OBJECTIVE The hygiene hypothesis postulates that infections early in life might influence the development of asthma later in childhood. However, this hypothesis is controversial. The objective of this study was to determine whether there is a relationship between infection-related risk factors during infancy and development of asthma later in childhood… (More)

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@article{Ahn2005FeverUO, title={Fever, use of antibiotics, and acute gastroenteritis during infancy as risk factors for the development of asthma in Korean school-age children.}, author={Kang-mo Ahn and Moo Song Lee and Soo Jong Hong and Dae-Hyun Lim and Young-Min Ahn and Hae-Ran Lee and Myung-Ik Lee and Myung-hyun Lee and Young-Kyu Shin and Kyu-earn Kim}, journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma}, year={2005}, volume={42 9}, pages={745-50} }