Persistent pollen exposure during infancy is associated with increased risk of subsequent childhood asthma and hayfever

Bircan Erbas, Adrian J Lowe, Caroline J Lodge, M C Mattheson, Clifford S Hosking, David J Hill, Don Vicendese, Katrina J Allen, Michael John Abramson, Shyamali C Dharmage

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Persistent pollen exposure in infancy appears to increase the risk of asthma and hayfever in children. These results support the hypothesis that there is a critical window of opportunity in early development which may be important for modi?cation of allergic outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337 - 343
Number of pages7
JournalClinical and Experimental Allergy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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