TITLE

Association of domestic exposure to volatile organic compounds with asthma in young children

AUTHOR(S)
Rumchev, K.; Spickett, J.; Bulsara, M.; Phillips, M.; Stick, S.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2004, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p746
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the association of domestic irritant exposures such as volatile organic compound (VOCs) including solvents, floor adhesive, paint, cleaning products, and so on, with the development of asthma in young children. It highlights a population based case-control study that was carried out in the Perth metropolitan area, Western Australia for the analysis of the exposures. It focuses on the assessment of such indoor exposures and the various medical examinations such as the skin prick tests to perform a statistical analysis of the relevance.
ACCESSION #
14642432

 

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