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West Sweden Asthma Study


Bjerg A, Rönmark EP, Hagstad S, Eriksson J, Andersson M, Wennergren G, Torén K, Ekerljung L.
Gas, dust, and fumes exposure is associated with mite sensitization and with asthma in mite-sensitized adults.
Allergy. 2015 Jan 30. doi: 10.1111/all.12584.

Eriksson J, Ekerljung L, Bossios A, Bjerg A, Wennergren G, Rönmark E, Torén K, Lötvall J, Lundbäck B.
Aspirin-intolerant asthma in the population: prevalence and important determinants.
Article first published online: 26 DEC2014
Clin Exp Allergy. 2015 Jan;45(1):211-9. doi: 10.1111/cea.12359
PMID: 24961377 [PubMed - in process]


Wennergren G, Ekerljung L, Alm B, Bjerg A, Lötvall J, Lundbäck B.
Alarmingly high prevalence of smoking and symptoms of bronchitis in young women in Sweden: a population-based questionnaire study.
Prim Care Respir J. 2013 May 10. doi:pii: pcrj-2012-11-0167-R1. 10.4104/pcrj.2013.00043. [Epub ahead of print]


Rönmark EP, Ekerljung L, Lötvall J, Wennergren G, Rönmark E, Torén K, Lundbäck B.
Eczema among adults: prevalence, risk factors and relation to airway diseases. Results from a large-scale population survey in Sweden.
Br J Dermatol. 2012 Jun;166(6):1301-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.10904.x. Epub 2012 May 14.

Malmhäll C, Bossios A, Rådinger M, Sjöstrand M, Lu Y, Lundbäck B, Lötvall J.
Immunophenotyping of circulating T helper cells argues for multiple functions and plasticity of T cells in vivo in humans--possible role in asthma.
PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e40012. Epub 2012 Jun 29.

Ekerljung L, Rönmark E, Lötvall J, Wennergren G, Torén K, Lundbäck B.
Questionnaire layout and wording influence prevalence and risk estimates of respiratory symptoms in a population cohort.
Clin Respir J. 2012 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-699X.2012.00281.x. [Epub ahead of print] 


Eriksson J, Bjerg A, Lötvall J, Wennergren G, Rönmark E, Torén K, Lundbäck B.
Rhinitis phenotypes correlate with different symptom presentation and risk factor patterns of asthma.
Respir Med. 2011 Nov;105(11):1611-21. Epub 2011 Jul 18.

Torén K, Ekerljung L, Kim JL, Hillström J, Wennergren G, Rönmark E, Lötvall J, Lundbäck B.
Adult-onset asthma in west Sweden--incidence, sex differences and impact of occupational exposures.
Respir Med. 2011 Nov;105(11):1622-8. Epub 2011 Jul 14.

Gatzinsky V, Jönsson L, Ekerljung L, Friberg LG, Wennergren G.
Long-term respiratory symptoms following esophageal atresia.
Acta Paediatr. 2011 Mar 21.

Ekerljung L, Bossios A, Lötvall J, Olin AC, Rönmark E, Wennergren G, Torén K, Lundbäck B.
Multi-symptom asthma as an indication of disease severity in epidemiology.
Eur Respir J. 2011 Feb 10


Lötvall L, Ekerljung L, Lundbäck B.
Multi-symptom asthma is closely related to nasal blockage, rhinorrhea and symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis - evidence from the West Sweden Asthma Study.
Respir Res. 2010 Nov 26

Eriksson J, Ekerljung L, Lötvall J, Pullerits T, Wennergren G, Rönmark E, Torén K, Lundbäck B.
Growing up on a farm leads to lifelong protection against allergic rhinitis.
Allergy. 2010 May 17.

Eriksson J, Ekerljung L, Pullerits T, Holmberg K, Rönmark E, Lötvall L, Lundbäck B.
Prevalence of chronic nasal symptoms in West Sweden: risk factors and relation to allergic rhinitis and respiratory symptoms.
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2010 Aug 24

Wennergren G, Ekerljung L, Alm B, Eriksson J, Lötvall J, Lundbäck B.
Asthma in late adolescence - farm childhood is protective and the prevalence increase has levelled off.
Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010 Apr 8


Lötvall, J. ; Ekerljung, L. ; Rönmark Erik P, . et al. (2009).
West Sweden Asthma Study: Prevalence trends over the last 18 years argue no recent increase in asthma.
Respiratory research. 10 (1) s. 94.

Rönmark EP, Ekerljung L, Lötvall J, Torén K, Rönmark E, Lundbäck B.
Large scale questionnaire survey on respiratory health in Sweden: Effects of late- and non-response.
Respir Med. (2009) 103, 1807-1815.

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