J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Community Medicine Research Center, Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan; Division of Allergy, Asthma, and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Background: Serum or cord blood soluble Fas ligand (FasL) has been related to asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis in cross-sectional and short-term follow-up studies. However, the association of cord blood soluble FasL with long-term allergic outcomes has seldom been investigated.
Methods: The Prediction of Allergies in Taiwanese Children birth cohort study recruited healthy newborns upon delivery. Read More