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Pollen and fungal spores indoor and outdoor of mobile homes.
BACKGROUND Allergenic diseases triggered by aeroallergens extract a health cost in quality of life and in economic impact. People generally spend 90% to 95% of their time indoors, so understandingExpand
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A portable x-ray fluorescence instrument for analyzing dust wipe samples for lead: evaluation with field samples.
Dust wipe samples collected in the field were tested by nondestructive X-ray fluorescence (XRF) followed by laboratory analysis with flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry (FAAS). Data wereExpand
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Evaluation of four sampling methods for determining exposure of children to lead-contaminated household dust.
Childhood exposure to lead has been demonstrated to result in health effects and lead-contaminated household dust is a primary exposure source. There is a need to establish reliable methods forExpand
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A soiling system for evaluation of house dust, allergens, and lead retention on carpets and other surfaces.
Artificial soiling of carpeted or other floor surfaces has several important applications in human exposure assessment and textile research including evaluation of textile properties, samplingExpand
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Do New Wipe Materials Outperform Traditional Lead Dust Cleaning Methods?
Government guidelines have traditionally recommended the use of wet mopping, sponging, or vacuuming for removal of lead-contaminated dust from hard surfaces in homes. The emergence of newExpand
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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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The intersection of aggregate-level lead exposure and crime.
CONTEXT Childhood lead exposure has been associated with criminal behavior later in life. The current study aimed to analyze the association between elevated blood lead levels (n=59,645) and crimeExpand
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A Comparison of the Sampling Characteristics of Two Vacuum Surface Samplers for the Collection of Dust Mite Allergen
Abstract Hand-held vacuum cleaners are commonly adapted for collection of allergens in settled dust; however, the collection efficiencies for most of these devices have not been investigated. WeExpand
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Aggregate-level lead exposure, gun violence, homicide, and rape
Context An increasing body of research has linked the geographic distribution of lead with various indicators of criminal and antisocial behavior. Objective The current study, using data from anExpand
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Données démographiques et demande éventuelle de logements : une approche par cohorte
La Societe canadienne d'hypotheques et de logement (SCHL) s'occupe de realiser des recherches sur les changements demographiques et la demande de logements. L'evolution des menages est au coeur deExpand
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