Infant swimming in chlorinated pools and the risks of bronchiolitis, asthma and allergy.

@article{Voisin2010InfantSI,
  title={Infant swimming in chlorinated pools and the risks of bronchiolitis, asthma and allergy.},
  author={Catherine Voisin and Antonia Sardella and Francesco Marcucci and Agn{\`e}s Bernard},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
Recent studies suggest that swimming in chlorinated pools during infancy may increase the risks of lower respiratory tract infection. The aim of the present study was to assess the influence of swimming in chlorinated pools on the risks of bronchiolitis and its late consequences. A total of 430 children (47% female; mean age 5.7 yrs) in 30 kindergartens were examined. Parents completed a questionnaire regarding the child's health history, swimming practice and potential confounders. Attendance… CONTINUE READING

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