|Document ID (ISN)||109176|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
|Convention or series no.
||Bakke J.V., Wieslander G., Norbńck D., Moen B.E.
||Atopy, symptoms and indoor environmental perceptions, tear film stability, nasal patency and lavage biomarkers in university staff
||July 2008, Vol.81, No.7, p.861-872. 52 ref.
||This cross-sectional study of 173 employees in four university buildings in Norway evaluated associations between airway symptoms, complaints on environmental perceptions, atopy, tear film break up time, nasal patency, nasal mucosa proteins and various biomarkers. Personal predictors (gender, age, smoking, infections) for the biomarkers as well as associations between the biomarkers were also assessed. Findings are discussed.
||symptoms; individual susceptibility; educational institutions; sick building syndrome
||subjective assessment; immunoglobulins; Norway; questionnaire survey; cross-sectional study; determination in blood; risk factors; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; statistical evaluation; allergy tests
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Norway; Sweden|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Teaching and educational institutions
Sick building syndrome