Use Cord Blood Single Nucleotide Polymorphism to Predict the Later Development of Atopy and Allergy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00444327
Verified May 2009 by Min-Sheng General Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The aim of our study was firstly to detect in cord bloods the polymorphism of genes related to atopy and allergic diseases and to examine their mutual interaction and their associations with cord blood IgE and cytokines. After that, in the prospective follow-up visits, we liked to investigate if the measurement of cord blood SNPs of genes related to atopy and allergic diseases was helpful in predicting the development of atopy and allergic diseases later in life.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 1 Minute (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
hospital and primary care clinic based study
Apgar score of 5 minutes not less than 7 gestational age not less than 36 weeks
Apgar score of 5 minutes < 7 gestational age < 36 weeks