About the Authors

Eun hee Lee

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Eun-ju Lee

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Hee jeong Kim

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

An soo Jang

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Eun suk Koh

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Soo-taek Uh

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Yong hoon Kim

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea

Sung-woo Park

Contributed equally to this work with: Sung-woo Park, Choon-sik Park

swpark@schmc.ac.kr

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Choon-sik Park

Contributed equally to this work with: Sung-woo Park, Choon-sik Park

Affiliation Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: C-SP S-WP. Performed the experiments: EHL E-JL HJK. Analyzed the data: EHL E-JL HJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ESK ASJ STU YHK. Wrote the paper: C-SP S-WP.