Role of respiratory viral infections in the development of atopic conditions.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Respiratory viral infections are implicated in both protection from, and inception of, allergic airway disease. Severe lower respiratory tract viral infections are associated with recurrent wheeze, asthma and atopy. It is unclear if this association is causal and the underlying mechanisms governing this are unknown. Whilst respiratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ACI.0b013e3282f889df

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@article{Walton2008RoleOR, title={Role of respiratory viral infections in the development of atopic conditions.}, author={Ross P. Walton and Sebastian L Johnston}, journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology}, year={2008}, volume={8 2}, pages={150-3} }