Does atopy affect the course of viral pneumonia?


Erdem S. B. , Can D., Girit S., Catal F., Sen V., Pekcan S., ...More

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.46, no.2, pp.119-126, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2017.04.003
  • Title of Journal : ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-126
  • Keywords: Atopy, Children, Viral pneumonia, RISK-FACTORS, PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE, VIRUS/ALLERGEN INTERACTIONS, AIRWAY EPITHELIUM, CHILDREN YOUNGER, ASTHMA, INFECTIONS, IDENTIFICATION, EXACERBATIONS, EXPOSURE

Abstract

Background: The presence of atopy is considered as a risk factor for severe respiratory symptoms in children. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of atopy on the course of disease in children hospitalised with viral pneumonia.