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Association of hand and arm disinfection with asthma control in US nurses
  1. Orianne Dumas1,2,
  2. Raphäelle Varraso1,2,
  3. Krislyn M Boggs3,
  4. Alexis Descatha1,2,4,
  5. Paul K Henneberger5,
  6. Catherine Quinot1,2,
  7. Frank E Speizer3,
  8. Jan-Paul Zock6,7,8,
  9. Nicole Le Moual1,2,
  10. Carlos A Camargo Jr3,9
  1. 1 INSERM, U1168, VIMA: Aging and Chronic Diseases, Epidemiological and Public Health Approaches, F-94807, Villejuif, France
  2. 2 Univ Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, UMR-S 1168, F-78180, Montigny le Bretonneux, France
  3. 3 Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  4. 4 AP-HP UVSQ, Occupational Health Unit/Population-Based Epidemiological Cohorts Unit, UMS 011, University Hospital of Poincaré, Garches, France
  5. 5 Respiratory Health Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  6. 6 ISGlobal, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
  7. 7 Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain
  8. 8 CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Madrid, Spain
  9. 9 Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Orianne Dumas, INSERM, U1168, VIMA: Aging and Chronic Diseases, Epidemiological and Public Health Approaches, Villejuif 94807, France; orianne.dumas{at}inserm.fr

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  • Contributors OD contributed to the study conception, the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of the data and primary manuscript preparation. RV, AD, PKH, CQ and J-PZ were involved in the data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. KMB and FES contributed to the acquisition and interpretation of the data and critical revision of the manuscript. NLM contributed to the study conception, data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. CAC participated in the study conception, acquisition of the data, data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

  • Funding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention R01 OH-10359; National Institutes of Health UM1 CA176726. The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program (FP7/2007-2013) under REA grant agreement n. PCOFUND-GA-2013-609102, through the PRESTIGE programme coordinated by Campus France.

  • Disclaimer The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This investigation was approved by the institutional review board at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors OD contributed to the study conception, the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of the data and primary manuscript preparation. RV, AD, PKH, CQ and J-PZ were involved in the data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. KMB and FES contributed to the acquisition and interpretation of the data and critical revision of the manuscript. NLM contributed to the study conception, data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. CAC participated in the study conception, acquisition of the data, data interpretation and critical revision of the manuscript. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

  • Funding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention R01 OH-10359; National Institutes of Health UM1 CA176726. The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Program (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program (FP7/2007-2013) under REA grant agreement n. PCOFUND-GA-2013-609102, through the PRESTIGE programme coordinated by Campus France.

  • Disclaimer The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval This investigation was approved by the institutional review board at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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