Out, damn Spot
Contributor(s):: Lett, Dan
Reasons for relinquishment and return of domestic cats ( Felis silvestris catus ) to rescue shelters in the UK
Contributor(s):: Casey, R. A., Vandenbussche, S., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Roberts, M. A.
Significant numbers of cats enter rescue and re-homing facilities each year, over half of which are relinquished directly by owners. Identifying the reasons why owners decide to give up their pet is an important step in the development of education strategies to encourage retention of cats by...
Animal Exposure, Asthma and Allergies
Contributor(s):: Felicia Trembath
An estimated 62% of all United States households have one or more pet and more than 38% of households with pets have children under the age of 18 (Beck, 2010). Although the total number of pets in the United States does not seem to be increasing (AVMA, 2012), the relationship between people and...
Effects of pet exposure in the first year of life on respiratory and allergic symptoms in 7-yr-old children. The SIDRIA-2 study.
Contributor(s):: Lombardi, Enrico, Simoni, Marzia, La Grutta, Stefania, Viegi, Giovanni, Bisanti, Luigi, Chellini, Elisabetta, Dell'Orco, Valerio, Migliore, Enrica, Petronio, Maria Grazia, Pistelli, Riccardo, Rusconi, Franca, Sestini, Piersante, Forastiere, Francesco, Galassi, Claudia , SIDRIA-2 Collaborative Group.
Pet dander and difficult-to-control asthma: Therapeutic options
Contributor(s):: Ling, M., Long, A. A.
Pets at birth do not increase allergic disease in at-risk children
Contributor(s):: Lodge, C. J., Lowe, A. J., Gurrin, L. C., Matheson, M. C., Balloch, A., Axelrad, C., Hill, D. J., Hosking, C. S., Rodrigues, S., Svanes, C., Abramson, M. J., Allen, K. J., Dharmage, S. C.
Association between pet ownership and the sensitization to pet allergens in adults with various allergic diseases
Contributor(s):: Park, YongBum, Mo, EunKyung, Lee, JaeYoung, Kim, JooHee, Kim, CheolHong, Hyun, InGyu, Choi, JeongHee
Exposure to cats: update on risks for sensitization and allergic diseases
Contributor(s):: Dharmage, S. C., Lodge, C. L., Matheson, M. C., Campbell, B., Lowe, A. J.
Contributor(s):: Karlsberg, Elizabeth
"Early" cat ownership and the risk of sensitization and allergic rhinitis in Ligurian children with respiratory symptoms
Contributor(s):: Fasce, L., Tosca, M. A., Silvestri, M., Olcese, R., Pistorio, A., Rossi, G. A.
Cat ownership is a risk factor for the development of anti-cat IgE but not current wheeze at age 5 years in an inner-city cohort
Contributor(s):: Perzanowski, M. S., Chew, G. L., Divjan, A., Johnson, A., Goldstein, I. F., Garfinkel, R. S., Hoepner, L. A., Platts-Mills, T. A., Perera, F. P., Miller, R. L.
Contact with livestock--a protective effect against allergies and asthma?
Contributor(s):: Dimich-Ward, H., Chow, Y., Chung, J., Trask, C.
Direct and indirect exposure to pets - risk of sensitization and asthma at 4 years in a birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Almqvist, C., Egmar, A. C., Hedlin, G., Lundqvist, M., Nordvall, S. L., Pershagen, G., Svartengren, M., van Hage-Hamsten, M., Wickman, M.
Effects of early cat or dog ownership on sensitisation and asthma in a high-risk cohort without disease-related modification of exposure
Contributor(s):: Almqvist, C., Garden, F., Kemp, A. S., Li, Q., Crisafulli, D., Tovey, E. R., Xuan, W., Marks, G. B., Investigators, Caps
NAC Manchester Asthma and Allergy Study (NACMAAS): risk factors for asthma and allergic disorders in adults
Contributor(s):: Simpson, B. M., Custovic, A., Simpson, A., Hallam, C. L., Walsh, D., Marolia, H., Campbell, J., Woodcock, A.
Personal endotoxin exposure in a panel study of school children with asthma
Contributor(s):: Delfino, R. J., Staimer, N., Tjoa, T.
Presence and timing of cat ownership by age 18 and the effect on atopy and asthma at age 28
Contributor(s):: de Meer, G., Toelle, B. G., Ng, K., Tovey, E., Marks, G. B.
BACKGROUND: Asthma and allergic sensitization to cats frequently coexist, although recent studies show less atopic disease among people who had pets in infancy. However, no longterm evaluations have been performed thus far. OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the relationship between cat ownership...
[Allergen decontamination and public sector]
Contributor(s):: Madsen, F. F.
[Effects of indoor exposures on respiratory and allergic disorders]
Contributor(s):: Simoni, M., Lombardi, E., Berti, G., Rusconi, F., La Grutta, S., Piffer, S., Petronio, M. G., Galassi, C., Forastiere, F., Viegi, G., Gruppo Collaborativo, Sidria
Contact to cat or dog, allergies and parental education
Contributor(s):: Apfelbacher, C. J., Ollert, M., Ring, J., Behrendt, H., Kramer, U.
Whether or not associations between animal contact and allergy/atopy are homogeneous across social strata has not yet been investigated. The aim of this study was to estimate the association between animal contact (cat, dog) and allergy/atopy in 6-yr-old school beginners, stratified by parental...