Risks for infection in patients with asthma (or other atopic conditions): is asthma more than a chronic airway disease?

  • Young J. Juhn
  • Published 2014 in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology

Abstract

Most of the research effort regarding asthma has been devoted to its causes, therapy, and prognosis. There is also evidence that the presence of asthma can influence patients' susceptibility to infections, yet research in this aspect of asthma has been limited. There is additional debate in this field, with current literature tending to view the increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.04.024

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