Shifts in Lachnospira and Clostridium sp. in the 3-month stool microbiome are associated with preschool age asthma.

@article{Stiemsma2016ShiftsIL,
  title={Shifts in Lachnospira and Clostridium sp. in the 3-month stool microbiome are associated with preschool age asthma.},
  author={Leah T. Stiemsma and M C Arrieta and Pedro A. Dimitriu and Jasmine Z Cheng and Lisa M. Thorson and Diana L. Lefebvre and Meghan B Azad and Padmaja Subbarao and P J Mandhane and Allan Barry Becker and Malcolm R Sears and Tobias Kollmann and William W. Mohn and Brett B. Finlay and Stuart E Turvey},
  journal={Clinical science},
  year={2016},
  volume={130 23},
  pages={2199-2207}
}
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways affecting one in ten children in Westernized countries. Recently, our group showed that specific bacterial genera in early life are associated with atopy and wheezing in 1-year-old children. However, little is known about the link between the early life gut microbiome and the diagnosis of asthma in preschool age children. To determine the role of the gut microbiota in preschool age asthma, children up to 4 years of age enrolled in the Canadian Healthy… CONTINUE READING
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