The prevalence of peanut sensitization and the association to pollen sensitization in a cohort of unselected adolescents: The Odense Adolescence Cohort Study on Atopic Diseases and Dermatitis (TOACS)

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Udgivelsesdato: 2005-Sep
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPediatric Allergy and Immunology
Vol/bind16
Udgave nummer6
Sider (fra-til)501-6
Antal sider5
ISSN0905-6157
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1. sep. 2005

Fingeraftryk

Atopic Dermatitis
Pollen
Cohort Studies
Peanut Hypersensitivity
Poaceae
Arachis
Cross-Sectional Studies
Population

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