Potential Strategies and Targets for the Prevention of Pediatric Asthma

Brooke I. Polk, Leonard B. Bacharier

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Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood in developed countries, with a continually increasing prevalence. The paradigm of asthma control is shifting from disease management to primary prevention, and the modification of numerous host and external factors have been proposed as methods to prevent recurrent wheeze and asthma in children, some with promising preliminary results. This article reviews potential asthma prevention strategies and identifies future areas of research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-162
Number of pages12
JournalImmunology and Allergy Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2019


  • Asthma
  • Microbiome
  • Prevention
  • Vitamin D


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