Indoor exposure to molds and allergic sensitization.

  title={Indoor exposure to molds and allergic sensitization.},
  author={Beate Jacob and Beate R. Ritz and Ulrike Gehring and Andrea Koch and Wolfgang Bischof and Heinz-Erich Wichmann and Joachim Heinrich},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={647 - 653}
Evidence that indoor dampness and mold growth are associated with respiratory health has been accumulating, but few studies have been able to examine health risks in relation to measured levels of indoor mold exposure. In particular, little is known about the contribution of indoor molds to the development of allergic sensitization. As a part of an ongoing study examining the effects of ambient air pollutants on respiratory health and atopic diseases in German school children, we examined the… CONTINUE READING
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