Eat dirt--the hygiene hypothesis and allergic diseases

N Engl J Med. 2002 Sep 19;347(12):930-1. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe020092.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Agriculture
  • Asthma / epidemiology
  • Asthma / immunology*
  • Autoimmune Diseases / epidemiology
  • Autoimmune Diseases / immunology*
  • Cytokines / blood
  • Dust / analysis
  • Endotoxins / analysis
  • Endotoxins / immunology*
  • Environmental Exposure* / analysis
  • Humans
  • Hygiene
  • Hypersensitivity / epidemiology
  • Hypersensitivity / immunology*
  • Infections / epidemiology
  • Infections / immunology*
  • Risk Factors

Substances

  • Cytokines
  • Dust
  • Endotoxins