Analysis of Settled Dust in Homes and Fungal Glucan in Air Particulate Collected during HEPA Vacuuming

@article{Salares2009AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of Settled Dust in Homes and Fungal Glucan in Air Particulate Collected during HEPA Vacuuming},
  author={V. Salares and C. A. Hinde and J. D. Miller},
  journal={Indoor and Built Environment},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={485 - 491}
}
Six occupied single-family dwellings in Ottawa, Canada were subjected to weekly or bi-weekly professional cleaning using a HEPA filter-equipped vacuum cleaner and following a strict cleaning protocol based on floor area and type of floor. Sieved weights of dust were collected from each cleaning. Statistically significant reductions of fine dust loading occurred only after four sequential cleanings. As dust loading of the floor was reduced, exposure to dust mite allergens, endotoxins, and fungal… Expand

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