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oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Altitude fails to increase susceptibility of ultramarathon runners to post-race upper respiratory tract infections

 

Abstract

Reduced host resistance to infection following participation in an ultramarathon event, has been attributed to damage to the local mucosal membranes of the upper respiratory tract (URT). Physical properties of the mucous membranes have been reported to change and to result in impaired lymphocyte, neutrophil and macrophage function.

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1998-10-01
2016-12-04
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