Comparisons of seasonal fungal prevalence in indoor and outdoor air and in house dusts of dwellings in one Northeast American county1

@article{Ren1999ComparisonsOS,
  title={Comparisons of seasonal fungal prevalence in indoor and outdoor air and in house dusts of dwellings in one Northeast American county1},
  author={Ping Ren and Thomas Jankun and Brian P. Leaderer},
  journal={Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={560-568}
}
Fungi cause allergies and many other adverse health effects. In this study, we characterized the nature and seasonal variation of fungi inside and outside homes in the Greater New Haven, Connecticut area. Three indoor air samples (in the living room, bedroom, and basement) and one outdoor sample were collected by the Burkard portable air sampler. House dust samples were collected in the living room by a vacuum cleaner. The mold concentrations varied widely from house to house in both indoor and… CONTINUE READING