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Document ID (ISN)64603
CIS number 95-1128
Year 1991
Convention or series no. NTP 288-1991
Author(s) del Carnen Martí Solé M., Obiols Quinto J.
Title Sick building syndrome: Related diseases and role of bioaerosols
Original title Síndrome del edificio enfermo: enfermedades relacionadas y papel de los bioaerosoles [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1991. 6p. 25 ref.
Abstract Summary of this information note concerning the relationship between the presence of bioaerosols in the air of offices and various health problems known as "sick building syndrome": general information about bioaerosols (definition, size, composition, formation, prevention); preliminary diagnosis; manifestations of sick building syndrome (symptoms, fever, etc.); hypersensitivity (immunology, allergic alveolitis, asthma, allergic rhinitis, air-conditioner fever); infectious diseases (legionellosis, Pontiac fever); tabular presentation of the characteristics and sources of the more common bioaerosols.
Descriptors (primary) occupation disease relation; aerosols; biological hazards; sick building syndrome; offices
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Office work
Sick building syndrome