Current asthma and respiratory symptoms among pupils in relation to dietary factors and allergens in the school environment.

@article{Kim2005CurrentAA,
  title={Current asthma and respiratory symptoms among pupils in relation to dietary factors and allergens in the school environment.},
  author={Jayes Kim and Lena B. Elfman and Yonggang Mi and Maria E Johansson and Greta Smedje and Dan Norb{\"a}ck},
  journal={Indoor air},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          170-82
        }
}
UNLABELLED The aim was to study asthma and allergy in relation to diet and the school environment. Pupils (5-14 years) in eight schools received a questionnaire, 1014 participated (68%). Settled dust was collected on ALK-filters and analyzed for allergens from cat (Fel d 1), dog (Can f 1), horse (Equ cx), house dust mites (Der p 1, Der f 1), and cockroach (Bla g 1) by ELISA. In total, 6.8% reported cat allergy, 4.8% dog allergy, 7.7% doctor's diagnosed asthma and 5.9% current asthma, and 7.8… CONTINUE READING
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