Prenatal or Early-Life Exposure to Antibiotics and Risk of Childhood Asthma: A Systematic Review

@article{Murk2011PrenatalOE,
  title={Prenatal or Early-Life Exposure to Antibiotics and Risk of Childhood Asthma: A Systematic Review},
  author={William K Murk and Kari Ravndal Risnes and Michael B. Bracken},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={127},
  pages={1125 - 1138}
}
CONTEXT: The increasing prevalence of childhood asthma has been associated with low microbial exposure as described by the hygiene hypothesis. OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the evidence of association between antibiotic exposure during pregnancy or in the first year of life and risk of childhood asthma. METHODS: PubMed was systematically searched for studies published between 1950 and July 1, 2010. Those that assessed associations between antibiotic exposure during pregnancy or in the first… 

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