Science Inventory

ALLERGIC ASTHMA AND THE DEVELOPING IMMUNE SYSTEM: A PILOT STUDY

Citation:

PUCHEU-HASTON, C. M., L. B. COPELAND, AND M. D. WARD. ALLERGIC ASTHMA AND THE DEVELOPING IMMUNE SYSTEM: A PILOT STUDY. Presented at American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 14 - 18, 2008.

Impact/Purpose:

To explore the effect of gestational aeroallergen exposure on the developing immune system is unclear.

Description:

Rationale: The predisposition towards atopic disease begins early in life, and that the risk of developing asthma is heightened following prenatal exposure to some compounds. Nonetheless, the effect of gestational aeroallergen exposure on the developing immune system is unclear.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT)
Product Published Date: 03/15/2008
Record Last Revised: 05/12/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 182285

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY

EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY DIVISION

IMMUNOTOXICOLOGY BRANCH