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Volume 2015, Article ID 583293, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/583293
Research Article

Decreased Pulmonary Function in School Children in Western Japan after Exposures to Asian Desert Dusts and Its Association with Interleukin-8

1Department of Respiratory Medicine and Rheumatology, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago 683-8504, Japan
2Department of Data Science, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo 190-8562, Japan
3Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama 589-8511, Japan
4Department of Integrative Genomics, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8574, Japan
5Chromosome Engineering Research Center, Tottori University, Tottori 683-8504, Japan
6Department of Dermatology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980-8574, Japan

Received 2 July 2014; Revised 24 September 2014; Accepted 13 November 2014

Academic Editor: How-Ran Guo

Copyright © 2015 Masanari Watanabe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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