To the top

Page Manager: Webmaster
Last update: 9/11/2012 3:13 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

Infection of infants with… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden Till startsida
To content Read more about how we use cookies on

Contact form


Note! If you want an answer on a question you must specify your email address

Infection of infants with human herpesvirus type 6 may be associated with reduced allergic sensitization and T-helper type 2 development.

Journal article
Authors Inger Nordström
Anna Rudin
Ingegerd Adlerberth
Agnes E Wold
Robert Saalman
Bill Hesselmar
Nils Åberg
Jan-Åke Liljeqvist
Kristina Eriksson
Published in Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume 40
Issue 6
Pages 882-90
ISSN 1365-2222
Publication year 2010
Published at Institute of Medicine, Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics
Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Infectious Medicine
Pages 882-90
Language en
Keywords Allergens, immunology, Cytokines, metabolism, Down-Regulation, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Female, Flow Cytometry, Herpesvirus 6, Human, immunology, pathogenicity, Humans, Hypersensitivity, immunology, Immunoglobulin E, blood, Infant, Interferon-alpha, immunology, metabolism, Male, Roseolovirus Infections, immunology, virology, Th2 Cells, immunology
Subject categories Microbiology in the medical area


Epidemiological studies point to an inverse relationship between microbial exposure and the prevalence of allergic diseases. The underlying mechanism for this observation remains largely unknown, as well as the nature of the microbes involved.

Page Manager: Webmaster|Last update: 9/11/2012

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?