Viral and host factors determine innate immune responses in airway epithelial cells from children with wheeze and atopy

@inproceedings{Spann2014ViralAH,
  title={Viral and host factors determine innate immune responses in airway epithelial cells from children with wheeze and atopy},
  author={Kirsten Spann and Engin Baturcam and Johanna Schagen and Carmen Jones and Claire P Straub and Faith Maxine Preston and Linping Chen and Simon Phipps and Peter D. Sly and Emmanuelle Fantino},
  booktitle={Thorax},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Airway epithelial cells (AEC) from patients with asthma, appear to have an impaired interferon (IFN)-β and -λ response to infection with rhinovirus. OBJECTIVES To determine if impaired IFN responses can be identified in young children at risk of developing asthma due to atopy and/or early life wheeze, and if the site of infection or the… CONTINUE READING