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Household Allergens

Tips to alleviate causes of allergens

Steven G. Kelsen, MD, FACP, FCCP, Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Immunology, Temple University School of Medicine, discusses how one can try to alleviate household allergens.

References and Resources
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Yiin LM, Yu CH, Ashley P, Rhoads G. Cleaning efficacy of high-efficiency particulate air-filtered vacuuming and “dry steam” cleaning on carpet. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2008 Feb;5(2):94-9.

Peters JL, Levy JI, Rogers CA, Burge HA, Spengler JD. Determinants of allergen concentrations in apartments of asthmatic children living in public housing. J Urban Health. 2007 Mar;84(2):185-97.

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