Mouse allergens in urban elementary schools and homes of children with asthma.

@article{Sheehan2009MouseAI,
  title={Mouse allergens in urban elementary schools and homes of children with asthma.},
  author={William J. Sheehan and Pitud A Rangsithienchai and Michael L. Muilenberg and Christine A. Rogers and Jeffrey P Lane and Jalal Ghaemghami and Donald V Rivard and Kanao Otsu and Elaine Borland Hoffman and Helene M Langevin and Diane R. Gold and Wanda Phipatanakul},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2009},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={125-30}
}
BACKGROUND The association between allergens in schools and childhood asthma has not been well studied, particularly in the United States. OBJECTIVE To investigate allergen exposure in schools compared with homes with a specific focus on children with asthma. METHODS Dust samples were collected from 46 rooms in 4 urban elementary schools (northeastern United States) and from 38 student bedrooms. Samples were analyzed for cat (Fel d 1), dog (Can f 1), cockroach (Bla g 2), dust mites (Der f 1… CONTINUE READING

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