Rhinovirus and childhood asthma: an update

  title={Rhinovirus and childhood asthma: an update},
  author={Dae Jin Song},
  booktitle={Korean journal of pediatrics},
Asthma is recognized as a complex disease resulting from interactions between multiple genetic and environmental factors. Accumulating evidence suggests that respiratory viral infections in early life constitute a major environmental risk factor for the development of childhood asthma. Respiratory viral infections have also been recognized as the most common cause of asthma exacerbation. The advent of molecular diagnostics to detect respiratory viruses has provided new insights into the role of… CONTINUE READING
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