Indoor pet exposure and the outcomes of total IgE and sensitization at age 18 years.

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BACKGROUND Early-life exposure to household pets has been shown to be protective against allergic sensitization in childhood. OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the association between early-life pet exposure and allergic sensitization at age 18 years. METHODS Teenagers who had been enrolled in the Detroit Childhood Allergy Study birth cohort in 1987-1989… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2010.05.001

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@article{Wegienka2010IndoorPE, title={Indoor pet exposure and the outcomes of total IgE and sensitization at age 18 years.}, author={Ganesa Rebecca Wegienka and Christine Cole Johnson and Suzanne L. Havstad and Dennis R Ownby and Edward M. Zoratti}, journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology}, year={2010}, volume={126 2}, pages={274-9, 279.e1-5} }