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PASTURE/Efraim birth cohort

In CBBMR, a part of the biobank of the Europe-wide multicentre study Prevention of Asthma in rural environments PASTURE - EFRAIM Mechanisms of early protective exposures on allergy development is stored. The study aims to decipher the determinants of asthma protection in children growing up on traditional farms. In Marburg blood and milk samples were tested for this purpose. In the birth cohort study, biosamples were collected regularly over a period of more than six years, the clinical examinations of the children were taken and the results were obtained in field studies in a rural environment.
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