Risk of wheezing associated with house-dust mite allergens and indoor air quality among three-year-old children. Kraków inner city study.

  title={Risk of wheezing associated with house-dust mite allergens and indoor air quality among three-year-old children. Krak{\'o}w inner city study.},
  author={Wiesław Jeedrychowski and Umberto Maugeri and Marek Zembala and Matt Perzanowski and Barbara Hajto and Elżbieta Flak and Elżbieta Mr{\'o}z and Ryszard Jacek and Agata Sowa and Frederica P. Perera},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  volume={20 2},
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to describe the distribution of house-dust mite (HDM) allergens in homes of three-year-old children and to test the hypothesis whether the content of HDM allergens exceeding 2 microg/g of dust may be regarded as a risk level possibly affecting respiratory health in early childhood. MATERIALS AND METHODS House-dust samples were collected in 275 dwellings from mattresses, children's bedrooms and kitchen floors. In the laboratory, dust samples were analyzed… 

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