The effect of BCG vaccine at birth on the development of atopy or allergic disease in young children


Townley R., Barlan I., Patino C., Vichyanond P., Minervini M., Simasathien T., ...More

ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY, vol.92, no.3, pp.350-355, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s1081-1206(10)61574-8
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.350-355

Abstract

Background: Exposure to infectious diseases may reduce the development of asthma or allergy. In particular, the role of the BCG vaccine in modulating asthma or allergy has been a source of speculation.