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Research Article

Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm and Atopy in Ghana: Two Surveys Ten Years Apart

  • Emmanuel O. D Addo-Yobo,

    Affiliation: Department of Child Health, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Ashley Woodcock,

    Affiliation: North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Adorkor Allotey,

    Affiliation: Department of Child Health, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Benjamin Baffoe-Bonnie,

    Affiliation: Department of Child Health, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • David Strachan,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom

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  • Adnan Custovic mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: adnan.custovic@manchester.ac.uk

    Affiliation: North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 27, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040070

About the Authors

Emmanuel O. D Addo-Yobo, Adorkor Allotey, Benjamin Baffoe-Bonnie
Department of Child Health, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
Ashley Woodcock, Adnan Custovic
North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
David Strachan
Department of Public Health Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: adnan.custovic@manchester.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

EODAY, AW, DS, and AC contributed to conception, design, analysis, and interpretation of data. EODAY, AW, and AC drafted the article and revised it critically for important intellectual content. EODAY, AW, AA, BBB, and AC contributed to the analysis and interpretation of data. All authors gave final approval of the version to be published. EODAY, AW, and AC are the guarantors.