Influence of interaction of environmental risk factors and sensitization in young asthmatic children.

@article{Lindfors1999InfluenceOI,
  title={Influence of interaction of environmental risk factors and sensitization in young asthmatic children.},
  author={Anders Lindfors and Marianne van Hage-Hamsten and Heather Rietz and Magnus Wickman and S Lennart Nordvall},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 4 Pt 1},
  pages={755-62}
}
BACKGROUND The increasing prevalence of asthma and allergy in many countries demands evaluation of potential risk factors to improve the possibility of prevention. OBJECTIVE We studied the association between exposure to cat and dog allergen and allergic sensitization in young children with asthma and interactions with potential environmental risk factors. METHODS One hundred eighty-nine young children with asthma were evaluated. IgE antibodies to cat and dog were analyzed. Questionnaires… CONTINUE READING

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