Immunoglobulin G antibodies to moulds in school-children from moisture problem schools.

  title={Immunoglobulin G antibodies to moulds in school-children from moisture problem schools.},
  author={Tapani Taskinen and Sirpa Laitinen and Aino I Nevalainen and Asko Veps{\"a}l{\"a}inen and Teija Meklin and Marjut H Reiman and Matti Korppi and Tuula M. Husman},
  volume={57 1},
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to evaluate mould-specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies in children exposed to moisture and mould problems in their school, and the association between IgG antibodies and mould allergy, active or passive smoking and respiratory symptoms. METHODS IgG antibodies were studied to 24 moulds in 93 children from three moisture problem schools and in 33 children from a reference school. The antibodies were measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent… CONTINUE READING


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