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[Exposure status of East and West German households with house dust mites and fungi].
The interrelation between biological pollution of indoor spaces and health disorders, allergic symptoms and health issues in general is well known. Besides animal epithelia, the exposure to houseExpand
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Use of asbestos, health risks and induced occupational diseases in the former East Germany.
In the period from 1960 to 1990 about 1.4 million tons of asbestos were imported and mainly processed into asbestos-cement products for the building industry. The production was concentrated in theExpand
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Man-made mineral fibre boards in buildings--health risks caused by quality deficiencies.
The Institute of Hygiene was requested to determine causes and scope of health complaints made by the employees of Haldensleben district administration after sound absorbing mineral fibre boards hadExpand
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Cowpox infection transmitted from a domestic cat
A 21‐year‐old immunocompetent woman developed a cowpox infec‐tion,while working as a veterinarian's assistant in a rural area.She had never received vaccinia immunization and came in contact with aExpand
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[Studying school beginners in western and eastern Germany: allergy trends and sensitisations 1991-2000].
AIM Aim of the study is to examine the hypotheses of a steeper increase in allergies and allergic sensitisations in East than in West German children between 1991 and 2000. METHOD Between 1991 andExpand
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Sanitation programmes for living spaces and health risks involved.
The former GDR had adopted a housing programme focusing on developing new residential high-rise building areas with district heating at the outskirts of the cities. Deterioration of residentialExpand
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[Breast milk studies in the Bitterfeld district].
Human milk samples were tested for pesticide residues (particularly chlorinated hydrocarbons) in 1996 in continuation of the environmental medical tests conducted in 1990 and 1993 in BitterfeldExpand
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[Meningococcal carriers in high school students and possible risk factors].
From August 2004 to January 2005 a cluster of 7 cases of serogroup B meningococcal disease occurred in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in the town of Sangerhausen and the surrounding area. This led to anExpand
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[Toxicity of prometryne in the lactation period in rats].
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[Chemical accident in Schönbeck--an assessment of the risk to health and environment].
Travelling from Belgium to the BUNA works in Schkopau, ten of eighteen tank wagons filled with vinyl chloride (VC) derailed on the Magdeburg-Halle railway line just outside Schönebeck station. OneExpand
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