Exercise-induced bronchospasm and atopy in Ghana: two surveys ten years apart.

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Emmanuel O D Addo-Yobo; Ashley Woodcock; Adorkor Allotey; Benjamin Baffoe-Bonnie; David Strachan; Adnan Custovic;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Medicine (issn: 1549-1277, eissn: 1549-1676)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040070
  • Subject: Urban Population | Hypersensitivity | Rural Population | Asthma, Exercise-Induced | Medicine | Exercise Test | Allergens | Ghana | Skin Tests | Prevalence | General & Internal Medicine | R | Cats | Health Surveys | Mites | 11 Medical And Health Sciences | Dogs | Adolescent | Animals | Humans | Child

Background: Asthma and allergic diseases have increased in the developed countries. It is important to determine whether the same trends are occurring in the developing countries in Africa. We aimed to determine the time trend in the prevalence of exercise-induced bronc... View more
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