Increased incidence of allergic sensitisation and respiratory diseases due to mould exposure: results of the Leipzig Allergy Risk children Study (LARS).

@article{Mueller2002IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of allergic sensitisation and respiratory diseases due to mould exposure: results of the Leipzig Allergy Risk children Study (LARS).},
  author={Andrea Gabriele Mueller and Irina Lehmann and Annett Seiffart and Ulrike Diez and Heide Wetzig and Michael Borte and Olf Herbarth},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2002},
  volume={204 5-6},
  pages={363-5}
}
To investigate mould effects on health, the concentration of mould spores in air and dust was determined during a prospective cohort study. Clinical outcome was estimated by questionnaires and determination of specific IgE antibodies and intracellular cytokine production of T cells. A significant association was observed between the incidence of respiratory tract infections and exposure to Penicillium spores. Moreover, Aspergillus exposure was found to be associated with allergic rhinitis or… CONTINUE READING
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