Incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome in asthma drug users: a population-based perspective.

@article{Harrold2005IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome in asthma drug users: a population-based perspective.},
  author={Leslie R. Harrold and Susan E. Andrade and Alan S. Go and A. Sonia Buist and Mark David Eisner and William M. Vollmer and Kee Chan and Elisabeth A Frazier and Peter F. Weller and Michael E. Wechsler and Robert A. Yood and Kourtney J. Davis and Richard Platt},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1076-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) among a large population of asthma drug users. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted among patients who had been dispensed asthma drugs at 3 managed care organizations. Adults who received >or =3 dispensings of an asthma drug during any consecutive 12-month period between January 1, 1995 and June 30, 2000 were identified. Information on patient age, gender, enrollment status, asthma drugs dispensed, and inpatient and… CONTINUE READING

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