The first wheezing episode: respiratory virus etiology, atopic characteristics, and illness severity.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Susceptibility to early rhinovirus-induced wheezing has been recognized as an important risk factor for childhood asthma, but data on the first wheezing episode are limited. The aim of this selected population study was to investigate virus etiology, atopic characteristics, and illness severity, as well as their interrelation, among first-time… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/pai.12318