Allergic Asthma Favors Growth in the Lungs of Infected Mice.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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Allergic asthma is a chronic Th2 inflammatory disease of the lower airways affecting a growing number of people worldwide. The impact of infections and microbiota composition on allergic asthma has been investigated frequently. Until now, however, there have been few attempts to investigate the impact of asthma on the control of infectious microorganisms and the underlying mechanisms. In this work, we characterize the consequences of allergic asthma on intranasal (i.n.) infection by bacteria in mice. We observed that i.n. sensitization with extracts of the house dust mite or the mold () sig…

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