Health effects associated with exposure to residential organic dust.

  title={Health effects associated with exposure to residential organic dust.},
  author={Caroline Eva Wella Herr and Anja zur Nieden Az and Nikolaos I. Stilianakis and Thomas Friedrich Eikmann},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={46 4},
BACKGROUND This study aimed at relating self-reported health complaints to bioaerosol pollution in the residential outdoor air and to duration of storing organic waste indoors. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, double blinded to ongoing environmental microbial measurements, physicians collected questionnaires in a neighborhood with a composting site and in unexposed controls. Self-reported prevalence of health complaints, physician diagnoses as well as residential odor annoyance and home… CONTINUE READING

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