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Inhale bioaerosols in the home, school, or office environment


Humidifier fever, humidifier lung, Legionellosis, and Pontiac fever have been reported in workers exposed to microbial growth in standing water. Exposure occurred when water was dispersed into indoor air by humidifier or air conditioning systems. [LaDou, p. 790-801] Mold spores may be responsible for new-onset asthma or aggravation of asthma in damp or water-damaged buildings. [Adverse Human Health Effects Associated with Molds in the Indoor Environment.]

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Working Indoors

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