Tag: rhinovirus

Image: PD 1. There is an association between certain chromosome 17q21 genotypes and human rhinovirus wheezing infections in the development of childhood asthma during early life.  2.  This increased risk was not observed in those with the same genetic susceptibility (specific 17q21 genotypes) and non-wheezing human rhinovirus as well as any...
Feb 22nd - Individuals with shorter leukocyte telomere length demonstrate less resistance to experimentally-induced viral URI.  Image: PD 1. Individuals with shorter leukocyte telomere length demonstrate less resistance to experimentally-induced viral URI. 2. This association was present across all age groups studied, though the effect was more pronounced as individuals aged. Over the...