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Factors influencing the prognosis of wheezy infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3443592     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Forty-eight wheezy infants were followed up for 25 to 44 months. These infants were classified into three groups: those with asthma (developed asthma later), the wheezy group (had successive wheezing episodes), and the non-wheezy group (grew out of the wheezy episodes). Serum IgE levels at the first visit were not significantly different in the three groups, but the frequency of exposure to cigarette smoke was higher in the asthma and wheezy groups than in the nonwheezy group.
K Toyoshima; M Hayashida; J Yasunami; I Takamatsu; H Niwa; T Muraoka
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0277-0903     ISO Abbreviation:  J Asthma     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-04     Completed Date:  1988-05-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106454     Medline TA:  J Asthma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Allergy, Osaka Prefectural Habikino Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Asthma / etiology,  genetics
Child, Preschool
Eosinophilia / physiopathology
Hypergammaglobulinemia / metabolism
Immunoglobulin E / analysis
Respiratory Sounds / complications,  diagnosis*,  genetics
Tobacco Smoke Pollution / adverse effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tobacco Smoke Pollution; 37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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