Individual Study / DARC cohort

Danish Allergy Research Center Cohort

Danish Allergy Research Center Cohort

Initiatives -
This gives a unique opportunity to explore risk factors in early childhood for the development of RC in adolescence. The aim of this study is to investigate possible risk factors in early life for RC, allergic as well as non-allergic, in adolescence.
Start Year
1998
End Year
2013
Funding
University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital and ALK-Abelló, Denmark and Thermo Fisher Scientific
Supplementary Information
file:///C:/Users/Laura/Downloads/Early_childhood_risk_factors_for_rhinoconjunctivitis_in_adolescence.pdf
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Investigators Contacts
  • Ebsen Eller
    Odense University Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
6 follow-up examinations during the first 3 years of life( 3, 6, 12, 18 months) and further two at 6 and 14 years.

Marker Paper

Kjaer HF, Eller E, Høst A, Andersen KE, Bindslev-Jensen C. The prevalence of allergic diseases in an unselected group of 6-year-old children. The DARC birth cohort study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2008 Dec;19(8):737-45. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2008.00733.x. Epub 2008 Mar 3. PMID: 18318699.

PUBMED 18318699

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
562
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Children born in the first two weeks of each month at Odense University Hospital, Denmark from November 1998 to November 1999.

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