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Influence of Wear, Pile Height, and Cleaning Method on Removal of Mite Allergen from Carpet
Carpet is a major sink for house dust mite allergen. Vacuum extraction methods have been shown to reduce concentrations of such allergen in dust, but the influence of carpet construction and cleaningExpand
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A Multiple Indicators Multiple Cause (MIMIC) Model of Respiratory Health and Household Factors in Chinese Children: The Seven Northeastern Cities (SNEC) Study
In China, with the rapid economic development and improvement of living standards over the past few decades, the household living environment has shifted dramatically. The aim of the present study isExpand
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Inactivation of Dust Mites, Dust Mite Allergen, and Mold from Carpet
Carpet is known to be a reservoir for biological contaminants, such as dust mites, dust mite allergen, and mold, if it is not kept clean. The accumulation of these contaminants in carpet mightExpand
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Inactivation of Mold Spores from Moist Carpet Using Steam Vapor: Contact Time and Temperature
Steam vapor has been shown to reduce viable mold spores in carpet, but the minimal effective temperature and contact time has not been established. This study evaluated the effectiveness of steamExpand
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Mold Management of Wetted Carpet
This study evaluated the growth and removal of fungi on wetted carpet using newly designed technologies that rely on physical principles of steam, heat, and fluid flow. Sixty samples of carpet wereExpand