- Wu P, Feldman AS, Rosas-Salazar C, James K, Escobar G, Gebretsadik T, Li SX, Carroll KN, Walsh E, Mitchel E, Das S, Kumar R, Yu C, Dupont WD, Hartert TV. Relative Importance and Additive Effects of Maternal and Infant Risk Factors on Childhood Asthma. PloS one. 11(3). e0151705. PMID: 27002979 [PubMed]. PMCID: PMC4803347.
Environmental exposures that occur in utero and during early life may contribute to the development of childhood asthma through alteration of the human microbiome. The objectives of this study were to estimate the cumulative effect and relative importance of environmental exposures on the risk of childhood asthma.