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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2012, Article ID 176484, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/176484
Review Article

Perinatal Cat and Dog Exposure and the Risk of Asthma and Allergy in the Urban Environment: A Systematic Review of Longitudinal Studies

1Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic 3010, Australia
2Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Vic 3052, Australia
3Department of Allergy, and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Vic 3052, Australia
4John Hunter Children's Hospital, Newcastle, NSW 2305, Australia
5Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic 3004, Australia

Received 2 July 2011; Accepted 26 August 2011

Academic Editor: Shau-Ku Huang

Copyright © 2012 Caroline J. Lodge 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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