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The old calendar of pollens did not reflect current pollen distribution and concentrations that can be influenced by changes of weather and environment of each region in South Korea. A new pollen calendar of allergenic pollens was made based on the data on pollen concentrations obtained in eight regions nationwide between 1997 and 2009. The distribution of(More)
The prevalence of allergic diseases in children has increased for several decades. We evaluated the correlation between pollen count of weeds and their sensitization rate in Seoul, 1997-2009. Airborne particles carrying allergens were collected daily from 3 stations around Seoul. Skin prick tests to pollen were performed on children with allergic diseases.(More)
to determine the impact of concentrations of air pollutants including spores as causal agents in allergies and respiratory diseases. Method: Three periods of sampling have been carried out. The first sampling in 2005 with Rotorod equipment; the quantitative parameters were diversity, volume, and frequency of spores, as well as its relation with(More)
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