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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Morgenstern, V; Zutavern, A; Cyrys, J; Brockow, I; Koletzko, S; Krämer, U; Behrendt, H; Herbarth, O; von Berg, A; Bauer, CP; Wichmann, HE; Heinrich, J; GINI Study Group; LISA Study Group 
Title:
Atopic diseases, allergic sensitization, and exposure to traffic-related air pollution in children. 
Abstract:
RATIONALE: In vitro studies, animal experiments, and human exposure studies have shown how ambient air pollution increases the risk of atopic diseases. However, results derived from observational studies are inconsistent. OBJECTIVES: To assess the relationship between individual-based exposure to traffic-related air pollutants and allergic disease outcomes in a prospective birth cohort study during the first 6 years of life. METHODS: We studied 2,860 children at the age of 4 years and 3,061 at t...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
177 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1331-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1073-449X 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik