Research ArticleAsthma

Rhinovirus-induced IL-25 in asthma exacerbation drives type 2 immunity and allergic pulmonary inflammation

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Science Translational Medicine  01 Oct 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 256, pp. 256ra134
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009124

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  • Allergic sensitization recapitulates the immature immune response to rhinovirus infection

    Dear Dr. Beale and colleagues:

    We read with interest your article showing that rhinovirus-induced exacerbation of ovalbumin-induced allergic airways disease is dependent on IL-25 and accompanied by accumulation of IL-17RB+ T cells and non-T cells (Science Translational Medicine, October 2014).

    We would like to point out that we found a similar response to rhinovirus in naive, immature mice (Hong et...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.