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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eberlein, B; Gulyas, AF; Schultz, K; Lecheler, J; Flögel, S; Wolfmeyer, C; Thiessen, K; Jakob, T; Schuster, T; Hollweck, R; Ring, J; Behrendt, H 
Title:
Domestic allergens and endotoxin in three hospitals offering in-patient rehabilitation for allergic diseases in the alpine mountain climate of Bavaria - The AURA study. 
Abstract:
Endotoxins and allergens represent the major relevant contents of the atmospheric bioaerosol with regard to the triggering and exacerbation of allergic diseases. In this study, mattress concentrations of endotoxin and indoor allergens were measured in three hospitals in the alpine climate of Bavaria and in adjacent homes. Dust was collected from each of 10 mattresses according to a standardized protocol, and endotoxin was analyzed with the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) test, indoor allergens De...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Hyg Environ Health 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
212 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
21-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1438-4639 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie ; Institut für Molekulare Allergologie und Umweltforschung ; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie