Bioaerosols: prevalence and health effects in the indoor environment.

  title={Bioaerosols: prevalence and health effects in the indoor environment.},
  author={Harriet A. Burge},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={86 5},
  • Harriet A. Burge
  • Published 1990 in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Assessing the role of bioaerosols in residence-related symptoms involves (1) determining that symptoms are related to the residence by medical examination and careful questioning, (2) connecting reported symptoms with known or hypothesized effects of bioaerosols, (3) examining the residence for bioaerosol risk factors such as overcrowding/poor ventilation, inappropriate outdoor air intrusion, and dampness/standing water, (4) and finally, if no obvious risk factors are present, air sampling. Air… CONTINUE READING


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