Spectrum of Noninfectious Health Effects From Molds

@article{Kim2006SpectrumON,
  title={Spectrum of Noninfectious Health Effects From Molds},
  author={Janice Kim and Lynnette J. Mazur},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={2582 - 2586}
}
Molds are eukaryotic (possessing a true nucleus) nonphotosynthetic organisms that flourish both indoors and outdoors. For humans, the link between mold exposure and asthma exacerbations, allergic rhinitis, infections, and toxicities from ingestion of mycotoxin-contaminated foods are well known. However, the cause-and-effect relationship between inhalational exposure to mold and other untoward health effects (eg, acute idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage in infants and other illnesses and health… 
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