If you are a parent with asthma, your child is 3 times as likely to develop asthma because you have asthma.
If your child has eczema he or she is 46% more likely to develop asthma when compared to children who do not have eczema.
ORBEX is a Clinical Research Study of Asthma & Wheezing in Young Children.
The purpose of the ORBEX Study is to use an oral bacterial extract in an attempt to boost the immune system to reduce viral infections and wheezing.
Washington University School of Medicine is a member of this multi-institution study. All visits for local participants take place at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Compensation provided for time and travel.