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A differing pattern of association between dietary fish and allergen-specific subgroups of atopy

Andreasyan, Karen; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Dwyer, Terence; Kemp, Andrew; Dear, Keith; Cochrane, Jennifer; Carmichael, Allan

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Background: We examined the role of fish intake in the development of atopic disease with particular reference to the possibility of differential effects on allergen-specific subgroups of sensitization. Methods: The exposure of interest was parental report of fish intake by children aged 8 years at the 1997 Childhood Allergy and Respiratory Health Study (n = 499). The outcomes of interest were subgroups of atopy: house dust mite (HDM)-pure sensitization [a positive skin-prick test (SPT) ≥2 mm...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/83403
Source: Allergy
DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2005.00757.x

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