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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Chen, CM; Morgenstern, V; Bischof, W; Herbarth, O; Borte, M; Behrendt, H; Krämer, U; von Berg, A; Berdel, D; Bauer, CP; Koletzko, S; Wichmann, HE; Heinrich, J; Influences of Lifestyle Related Factors on the Human Immune System and Development of Allergies in Children (LISA) Study Group; German Infant Nutrition Intervention Programme (GINI) Study Group 
Title:
Dog ownership and contact during childhood and later allergy development. 
Abstract:
The effect of dog ownership during childhood on the development of allergy has been investigated in few studies with conflicting results. The association between dog contact and indoor endotoxin exposure during infancy and the development of allergic sensitisation and atopic disease up to age 6 yrs was investigated. Two ongoing birth cohorts, the German Infant Nutrition Intervention Programme (GINI; n = 1,962) and the Influences of Lifestyle Related Factors on the Human Immune System and Develo...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Respir J 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
963-73 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0903-1936 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie; Kinderklinik und Poliklinik