Early life manifest infections and risk of asthma and wheezing disorders in preschool children: Prospective birth cohort study

Heny Ghizibel, Melanie Weck, Hermann Brenner, Jon Genuneit & Dietrich Rothenbacher
Background: Early life markers of infection and subclinical exposure to microbes are associated with decreased risk of allergic diseases. Data on the influence of clinical infections on asthma and allergy risk have been inconsistent. We aimed to assess whether the frequencies of fever episodes and manifest[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]