Mold populations and dust mite allergen concentrations in house dust samples from across Puerto Rico.

Abstract

Lifetime childhood asthma prevalence (LCAP) percentages in Puerto Rico Health Regions (HR) are substantially higher in northeastern vs. southwestern HR. Higher average relative humidity in the northeast might promote mold and mite exposures and possibly asthma prevalence. To test this hypothesis, mold contamination, Environmental Relative Moldiness Index… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09603123.2015.1089531

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