Early childhood infection and atopic disorder

Farooqi, I. Sadaf; Hopkin, Julian M.
November 1998
Thorax;Nov1998, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p927
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Common Respiratory Infections Early in Life May Reduce the Risk of Atopic Dermatitis. Kilpi, Terhi; Kero, Jukka; Jokinen, Jukka; Syrj ä nen, Ritva; Takala, Aino K.; Hovi, Tapani; Isolauri, Erika // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p620 

    Investigates the relationship between common acute respiratory infections and atopic dermatitis in early childhood. Risk of developing atopic dermatitis if the child had his first respiratory infection before the age of 6 months; Features of eczema required to be detected for the diagnosis of...

  • Exposure to foodborne and orofecal microbes versus airborne viruses in relation to atopy and allergic asthma: epidemiological study. Matricardi, Paolo M.; Riondino, Silvia; Fortini, Michele; Rosmini, Francesco; Ferrigno, Luiginia; Rapicetta, Maria; Bonini, Sergio // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/12/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7232, p412 

    Focuses on a study which investigated if markers of exposure to foodborne and orofecal microbes versus airborne viruses are associated with atopy and respiratory allergies. Theory on the prevention of atopic sensitisation by early childhood infections; Participants and methods; Results; Discussion.

  • The presence of serum anti-Ascaris lumbricoides IgE antibodies and of Trichuris trichiura infection are risk factors for wheezing and/or atopy in preschool-aged Brazilian children. Alcântara-Neves, Neuza M.; Badaró, Samuel J.; Santos, Mariese C. A. dos; Pontes-de-Carvalho, Lain; Barreto, Maurício L. // Respiratory Research;2010, Vol. 11, p114 

    Background: The elucidation of factors that trigger the development of transient wheezing in early childhood may be an important step toward understanding the pathogenesis of asthma and other allergic diseases later in life. Transient wheezing has been mainly attributed to viral infections,...

  • Commentary:the defence of dirt. Watts, Geoff // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/22/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7450, p1226 

    Comments on cleanliness and how being too clean may contribute to the development of allergic disorders in childhood. Description of a study by Benn and others that have attempted to untangle the link between infections in infancy and atopic disease; Details of the hygiene hypothesis regarding...

  • The dirt on being clean Or, Why more children develop asthma. Glick, Michael // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep2007, Vol. 138 Issue 9, p1188 

    The article explores why the incidence of asthma and related illnesses in children has increased dramatically in the past several decades. The hygiene hypothesis posits that fewer exposures to microbial agents through unhygienic early childhood interpersonal contacts could predispose a person to...

  • Atopic Eczema and Early Introduction of Solid Foods. LEE, JAMES M.; NEHER, JON O.; KELSBERG, GARY; SAFRANEK, SARAH // American Family Physician;9/15/2015, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p523 

    The article presents an answer to a question on whether early introduction of solid foods affect the incidence of atopic eczema in childhood.

  • infantile eczema. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p418 

    An encyclopedia entry for "infantile eczema" is presented. It is an alternative term used for atopic eczema which first develops in early childhood.

  • Pfeifende Atmung (...Wheezing") beim Säugling und Kleinkind: Aktuelle Standpunkte. Horak, Elisabeth // Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift;2004, Vol. 116 Issue 1/2, p15 

    Wheezing in infants and toddlers is a common symptom, and these patients are difficult to approach - both diagnostically and therapeutically. Congenital conditions causing wheezing disorders should not be missed and - not all wheezy bronchitis is or will become asthma. Results from longitudinal...

  • Eczema: causes, symptoms and treatment in the community. Peate, Ian // British Journal of Community Nursing;Jul2011, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p324 

    The most common diseases encountered by health professionals are those associated with skin disorders. There are thousands of skin diseases, accurate diagnosis of which is critical to appropriate management and patient outcomes. Diseases of the skin are the most common group of occupational...

  • Characterisation of atopic and non-atopic wheeze in 10 year old children. Kurukulaoratchy, R. J.; Fenn, M.; Matthews, S.; Arshad, S. H. // Thorax;Jul2004, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p563 

    Background: Wheezing occurs in both atopic and non-atopic children. The characteristics of atopic and non-atopic wheeze in children at 10 years of age were assessed and attempts made to identify whether different mechanisms underlie these states. Methods: Children were seen at birth and at 1, 2,...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics