Phenotypes of Recurrent Wheezing in Preschool Children: Identification by Latent Class Analysis and Utility in Prediction of Future Exacerbation.

Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga; Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Recurrent preschool wheezing is a heterogeneous disorder with significant morbidity, yet little is known about phenotypic determinants and their impact on clinical outcomes.

Keywords

Asthma exacerbation,Asthma in children,Inhaled corticosteroid,Latent class analysis,Phenotype,Preschool child,Sensitization,Type 2 inflammation,Wheeze,