Indoor allergen exposure is a risk factor for sensitization during the first three years of life.

@article{Wahn1997IndoorAE,
  title={Indoor allergen exposure is a risk factor for sensitization during the first three years of life.},
  author={Ulrich Wahn and Susanne Lau and Renate Bergmann and Michael Kulig and Johannes Forster and Karl E. Bergmann and Carl Peter Bauer and Irene Guggenmoos-Holzmann},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1997},
  volume={99 6 Pt 1},
  pages={763-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of environmental allergen exposure on allergic sensitization in infancy and early childhood. METHODS A cohort of 1314 newborns was recruited and followed up prospectively at the ages 12, 24, and 36 months. The levels of major mite (Der p 1 and Der f 1) and cat (Fel d 1) allergens were… CONTINUE READING