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Mouse Sensitization and Exposure Are Associated with Asthma Severity in Urban Children.

Authors
  • Grant, Torie1
  • Aloe, Charles1
  • Perzanowski, Matthew2
  • Phipatanakul, Wanda3
  • Bollinger, Mary E4
  • Miller, Rachel5
  • Matsui, Elizabeth C6
  • 1 Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • 2 Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • 3 Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
  • 4 Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • 5 Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY; Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • 6 Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Volume
5
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaip.2016.10.020
PMID: 27923647
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Mouse sensitization and exposure are associated with asthma severity, among low-income, minority children. Further studies are needed to determine whether reducing allergen exposure among mouse-sensitized patients with asthma can reduce severity, ultimately altering childhood asthma natural history.

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