Airborne Mouse Allergen in the Homes of Inner-City Children with Asthma

@article{Matsui2005AirborneMA,
  title={Airborne Mouse Allergen in the Homes of Inner-City Children with Asthma},
  author={Elizabeth C. Matsui and Elinor Simons and Cynthia S. Rand and Arlene M. Butz and Timothy P. Buckley and Patrick N. Breysse and Peyton A. Eggleston},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={
          358-63
        }
}
BACKGROUND Airborne mouse allergen has not previously been measured in inner-city homes, and its relationship to settled dust mouse allergen levels is unknown. OBJECTIVE To quantify airborne and settled dust Mus m 1 levels in homes of inner-city patients with asthma and to identify risk factors for mouse allergen exposure. METHODS One hundred inner-city school-age children with asthma in Baltimore underwent skin testing to a panel of aeroallergens, and their homes were inspected by a… CONTINUE READING
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