Sensitization to airborne allergens among adults and its impact on allergic symptoms: a population survey in northern Vietnam

@inproceedings{Lm2014SensitizationTA,
  title={Sensitization to airborne allergens among adults and its impact on allergic symptoms: a population survey in northern Vietnam},
  author={Ho{\`a}ng Thị L{\^a}m and Linda Ekerljung and Anders Munch Bjerg and Nguyễn Văn Tường and Bo Lundb{\"a}ck and Eva R{\"o}nmark},
  booktitle={Clinical and translational allergy},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The knowledge about allergic sensitization and its relationship with clinical symptoms and diseases among adults in South-East Asia is poor. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and pattern of allergic sensitization and the association with asthma and allergic rhinitis in adults in urban and rural Vietnam. METHODS Among 5,782 responders to a questionnaire survey in northern Vietnam, a random sample was invited to a clinical follow-up and 684 (46%) participated… CONTINUE READING

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