What are Damp Buildings and How Do They Cause Problems?
Friday, February 28, 2014: 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Room 5AB
1.25 CME/ 1.50 CE
Jay M. Portnoy , MD FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Review the multiple expert panels / reports and Position Statements concluding that there is adequate evidence for respiratory health impacts, including new onset asthma, due to damp buildings
  2. Describe the challenges of quantifying dampness and establishing acceptable moisture levels
  3. Recognize the several plausible mechanisms that underlie the adverse respiratory impacts of the damp building effect.
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Innate Immunity Factors from Fungi
Anthony A. Horner, MD FAAAAI
5:15 PM
Damp Buildings, Respiratory Disease and Asthma
Kari E. Reijula, MD PhD FAAAAI
5:30 PM
Allergens from Damp Housing
Eva-Maria King, PhD
5:45 PM
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