Allergy and parasites

Bruschi, Fabrizio and Araujo, Maria Ilma and Harnett, William and Pinelli, Elena (2013) Allergy and parasites. Journal of Parasitology Research, 2013. 502562. (

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It is estimated that at least one-fifth of the world’s population suffers from allergic diseases (atopic asthma and allergic rhinitis are the most common). Different factors contribute to the development of allergies; a predisposing genetic background is needed; however, environmental factors play an important role, among them is the exposure to infectious agents.


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