Cesarean section imprints cord blood immune cell distributions

Anna Hammerich Thysen, Jeppe Madura Larsen, Mette Annelie Rasmussen, J. Stokholm, K. Bønnelykke, Susanne Brix Pedersen, Hans Flinker Bisgaard

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    Immune programming in early life may affect the risk of developing immune-related diseases later in life. Children born by cesarean section seem to be at higher risk of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and type-1 diabetes. We hypothesized that delivery by cesarean section may affect immune maturation in newborns. The objective of the study was to profile innate and adaptive immune cell subsets in cord blood of children born by cesarean section or natural birth.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number438
    Issue numberSupplement s99
    Pages (from-to)192-192
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventEuropean Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2014 - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Duration: 7 Jun 201411 Jun 2014


    ConferenceEuropean Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2014

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