Airborne fungi in the homes of children with asthma in low-income urban communities: The Inner-City Asthma Study.

@article{OConnor2004AirborneFI,
  title={Airborne fungi in the homes of children with asthma in low-income urban communities: The Inner-City Asthma Study.},
  author={George T. O'Connor and Michelle J. Walter and Herman E. Mitchell and Meyer Kattan and Wayne J Morgan and Rebecca Sue Gruchalla and Jacqueline Ann Pongracic and Ernestine Smartt and James W. Stout and Richard Edward Evans and Ellen F. Crain and Harriet A. Burge},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={
          599-606
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite growing evidence of the importance of exposure to fungi as an environmental risk factor for asthma, few data have been reported on the exposure to airborne fungi of asthmatic children living in US inner cities. OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the spectrum and concentration of fungi in the air inside and outside of the homes of mold-sensitive children with asthma living in US cities. We also analyzed the relationship of the concentration of fungi in indoor air to home… CONTINUE READING
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