Cockroach counts and house dust allergen concentrations after professional cockroach control and cleaning.

@article{McConnell2003CockroachCA,
  title={Cockroach counts and house dust allergen concentrations after professional cockroach control and cleaning.},
  author={Rob S McConnell and Craig C. Jones and Joel Milam and Patty Gonzalez and Kiros T. Berhane and Loran Clement and Jean Richardson and Jean Hanley-Lopez and Kenneth Kwong and Najib Maalouf and J. de Teresa Galv{\'a}n and Tom Platts-Mills},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={546-52}
}
BACKGROUND It is known that cockroach allergen exposure is both frequent in inner-city homes and associated with asthma severity in children living in those homes. However, there have been few studies of interventions to reduce exposures in this setting. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of short-term professional cockroach control and intensive cleaning on allergen concentrations. METHODS Families of children from a school-based asthma treatment program who had skin test results positive to… CONTINUE READING

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