Family Size, Infection and Atopy: The First Decade of the "Hygiene Hypothesis"

Thorax. 2000 Aug;55 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S2-10. doi: 10.1136/thorax.55.suppl_1.s2.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / adverse effects
  • Asthma / epidemiology
  • Asthma / etiology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Digestive System / microbiology
  • Family Characteristics*
  • Humans
  • Hypersensitivity / epidemiology
  • Hypersensitivity / etiology*
  • Immunization / adverse effects
  • Infant
  • Infections / epidemiology*
  • Infections / immunology
  • New Zealand / epidemiology
  • Prevalence
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents