Sampling Devices for Indoor Allergen Exposure: Pros and Cons

  title={Sampling Devices for Indoor Allergen Exposure: Pros and Cons},
  author={Torie L. Grant and Ana Mar{\'i}a Rule and Kirsten A. Koehler and Robert A. B. Wood and Elizabeth C. Matsui},
  journal={Current Allergy and Asthma Reports},
Purpose of ReviewTo review current indoor allergen sampling devices, including devices to measure allergen in reservoir and airborne dust, and personal sampling devices, with attention to sampling rationale and major indoor allergen size and characteristics.Recent FindingsWhile reservoir dust vacuuming samples and airborne dust volumetric air sampling remain popular techniques, recent literature describes sampling using furnace filters and ion-charging devices, both which help to eliminate the… CONTINUE READING

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