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Maintaining health by balancing microbial exposure and prevention of infection: the hygiene hypothesis versus the hypothesis of early immune challenge

Kramer A, Bekeschus S, Bröker BM, Schleibinger H, Razavi B, Assadian O

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Could Public Restrooms be an Environment for Bacterial Resistomes?

Mkrtchyan HV, Russell CA, Wang N, Cutler RR

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Hygiene and the world distribution of Alzheimer's disease: Epidemiological evidence for a relationship between microbial environment and age-adjusted disease burden

Fox M, Knapp LA, Andrews PW, Fincher CL

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The microbiome extends to subepidermal compartments of normal skin

Nakatsuji T, Chiang HI, Jiang SB, Nagarajan H, Zengler K, Gallo RL

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Living with cat and dog increases vaginal colonization with E. coli in pregnant women

Stokholm J, Schjørring S, Pedersen L, Bischoff AL, Følsgaard N, Carson CG, Chawes B, Bønnelykke K, Mølgaard A, Krogfelt KA, Bisgaard H

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Enterovirus Infections in Early Childhood and the Risk of Atopic Disease – a Nested Case-Control Study

Korhonen LM, Kondrashova A, Tauriainen S, Haapala AM, Huhtala H, Ilonen J, Simell O, Knip M, Lönnrot M, Hyöty HH

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Endotoxin, Extracellular Polysaccharides and β(1-3)-Glucans Concentrations in Dust and their Determinants in 4 European Birth Cohorts: Results From the Hitea Project

Casas L, Tischer C, Wouters IM, Valkonen M, Gehring U, Doekes G, Torrent M, Pekkanen J, Garcia-Esteban R, Hyvärinen A, Heinrich J, Sunyer J

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Are cats and dogs the major source of endotoxin in homes?

Ownby DR, Peterson EL, Wegienka G, Woodcroft KJ, Nicholas C, Zoratti E, Johnson CC

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Triclosan exposure and allergic sensitization in Norwegian children

Bertelsen RJ, Longnecker MP, Løvik M, Calafat AM, Carlsen KH, London SJ, Lødrup Carlsen KC

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Antibiotic exposure and IBD development among children: a population-based cohort study

Kronman MP, Zaoutis TE, Haynes K, Feng R, Coffin SE

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Industrial disinfectants do not select for resistance in Listeria monocytogenes following long term exposure

Kastbjerg VG, Gram L

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Environmental bacteria and childhood asthma

Ege MJ, Mayer M, Schwaiger K, Mattes J, Pershagen G, van Hage M, Scheynius A, Bauer J, von Mutius E

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Early infection with respiratory syncytial virus impairs regulatory T cell function and increases susceptibility to allergic asthma

Krishnamoorthy N, Khare A, Oriss TB, Raundhal M, Morse C, Yarlagadda M, Wenzel SE, Moore ML, Peebles RS Jr, Ray A, Ray P

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Compartmentalized control of skin immunity by resident commensals

Naik S, Bouladoux N, Wilhelm C, Molloy MJ, Salcedo R, Kastenmuller W, Deming C, Quinones M, Koo L, Conlan S, Spencer S, Hall JA, Dzutsev A, Kong H, Campbell DJ, Trinchieri G, Segre JA, Belkaid Y

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Effects of prolonged breastfeeding and colostrum fatty acids on allergic manifestations and infections in infancy

Morales E, Garcia-Esteban R, Guxens M, Guerra S, Mendez M, Moltó-Puigmartí C, Lopez-Sabater MC, Sunyer J

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