Torben Sigsgaard

Low prevalence of atopy in young Danish farmers and farming students born and raised on a farm

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Recent studies have shown that in several countries atopic sensitization to common allergens (common atopy) and atopic symptoms are markedly less prevalent in children living on a farm, compared with non-farm children living in the same rural areas. Living conditions on farms may, however, vary largely between different countries. It is also not yet known whether the "protective" effect of a farm environment can also be found in adults.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftClinical and Experimental Allergy
Vol/bind32
Nummer2
Sider (fra-til)247-53
Antal sider7
ISSN0954-7894
DOI
StatusUdgivet - feb. 2002

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