Questionnaire-based Study on the Relationship between Pet-keeping and Allergic Diseases in Young Children in Japan

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Toshiyuki Fukao; Osamu Fukutomi; Kouichiro Hirayama; Takahide Teramoto; Hideo Kaneko; Masashi Kondo; Eiko Matsui; Naomi Kondo;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Allergology International (issn: 1323-8930)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2332/allergolint.54.521
  • Subject: allergy | asthma | atopic dermatitis | cats | dogs | Japan | pet-keeping | Immunologic diseases. Allergy | RC581-607

Background: It is still unclear how early exposure to pets is related to the risk of developing atopy-related diseases in children. There are few reports on this pet-allergy relationship in Japan although much controversial data have been reported in Europe and the USA.... View more
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