Potential association between allergic diseases and pertussis infection in schoolchildren: Results of two cross-sectional studies seven years apart


Kendirli S. G. , Yilmaz M., Bayram I. , Altintas D. U. , Inal A., Karakoc G.

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, cilt.37, ss.21-25, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0301-0546(09)70247-2
  • Dergi Adı: ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.21-25

Özet

Background: In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between pertussis infections and allergic diseases in two cross-sectional questionnaire-based surveys carried out in 1997 and 2004. We also measured serum level of antibody to B. pertussis.