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Title: Observation-based metrics for residential dampness and mold with dose-response relationships to health: A review

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  1. Indoor Air Quality Section, California Department of Public Health, Richmond CA USA
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OSTI Identifier:
1401235
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Indoor Air
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Indoor Air Journal Volume: 27 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0905-6947
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication:
Denmark
Language:
English

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Mendell, M. J., and Kumagai, K. Observation-based metrics for residential dampness and mold with dose-response relationships to health: A review. Denmark: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1111/ina.12342.
Mendell, M. J., & Kumagai, K. Observation-based metrics for residential dampness and mold with dose-response relationships to health: A review. Denmark. doi:10.1111/ina.12342.
Mendell, M. J., and Kumagai, K. Fri . "Observation-based metrics for residential dampness and mold with dose-response relationships to health: A review". Denmark. doi:10.1111/ina.12342.
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