The hygiene hypothesis revisited

Alexander P Malyshkin
2015 Immunology Innovation  
To date, a large body of data supports the hygiene hypothesis. However, the explanation of the relationship of autoimmune and allergic diseases with a decrease in microbial load still seems insufficient. Here, an attempt is made at interpreting the available data in terms of a new perspective on infection and immunity.
doi:10.7243/2053-213x-3-1 fatcat:2cmoh6o27zf6fk3aalsq4bxjze