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The effects of molds and fungi on young children’s health: Families’ and educators’ roles in maintaining indoor air quality
Early Childhood Education Journal (2002)
  • Trudy K Peterman
  • Mary Renck Jalongo
  • Qiuyun Lin, SUNY Plattsburgh
Abstract

This article identifies the types of common and toxic mold that are found in homes, schools, and child care centers; explains the negative health effects of mold for infants and young children; discusses ways of preventing and controlling mold in homes, schools, and child care centers; and recommends appropriate responses to the international health issue of maintaining indoor air quality.

Keywords
  • indoor air quality,
  • fungi,
  • mold,
  • mycotoxin,
  • Stachybotrys
Publication Date
September, 2002
Citation Information
Trudy K Peterman, Mary Renck Jalongo and Qiuyun Lin. "The effects of molds and fungi on young children’s health: Families’ and educators’ roles in maintaining indoor air quality" Early Childhood Education Journal Vol. 30 Iss. 1 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/qiuyun_lin/16/