Man's best friend? The effect of pet ownership on house dust microbial communities

Kei E Fujimura, Christine C Johnson, Dennis R Ownby, Michael J Cox, Eoin L Brodie, Suzanne L Havstad, Edward M Zoratti, Kimberley J Woodcroft, Kevin R Bobbitt, Ganesa Wegienka, Homer A Boushey, Susan V Lynch

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163 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)410-2, 412.e1-3
JournalJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010


  • Animals
  • Bacteria/classification
  • Cats/immunology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Dogs/immunology
  • Dust
  • Female
  • Fungi/classification
  • Humans
  • Hypersensitivity/genetics
  • Male
  • RNA, Bacterial/genetics
  • RNA, Fungal/genetics
  • RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics

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