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Ann Allergy. 1991 Mar;66(3):267-71.

Transmission of gram-negative bacilli to asthmatic children via home nebulizers.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.

Abstract

Home use of nebulizers has increased in recent years, although adequate studies have not been performed to evaluate for possible contamination or transmission of potentially harmful bacteria. This study of 20 asthmatic children demonstrated that transmission of pathogenic bacteria occurs.

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2006776
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