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Document ID (ISN)104601
CIS number 06-200
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title Adverse human health effects associated with molds in the indoor environment
Bibliographic information May 2003, Vol.45, No.5, p.470-478. 83 ref.
Abstract Review article on adverse effects associated with moulds in the indoor environment. Contents: allergy and hypersensitivity reactions (hypersensitivity pneumonitis, uncommon allergic syndromes); fungal infections; mycotoxins; recommendations on minimizing exposure to moulds among persons with allergic airway disease, on sampling and analysing, on cleaning indoor fabrics contaminated with moulds and on medical examinations.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; moulds; allergic respiratory disorders; hypersensitivity; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) extrinsic allergic alveolitis; mycotoxins; medical examinations; mycoses; limitation of exposure; mycobacterial infections
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Mycoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Allergies