Advances in Applied Microbiology: Sick Building Syndrome

Advances in Applied Microbiology: Sick Building Syndrome

by David Straus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0120026570

ISBN-13: 9780120026579

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Sick building syndrome (SBS) describes situations where building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified. This volume focuses on the reasons why sick building syndrome occurs, and gives specific recommendations on remediation of these buildings. It

Overview

Sick building syndrome (SBS) describes situations where building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified. This volume focuses on the reasons why sick building syndrome occurs, and gives specific recommendations on remediation of these buildings. It also contains several chapters by physicians who treat individuals with SBS on the causes of sick building syndrome, how to prevent it, and what to do when it occurs. Coverage includes mycology, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, allergic rhinitis, fungi, asthma, and mycotoxins.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120026579
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
490
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.08(d)

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