ICS Magazine

Paper published on efficiency of vacuuming for cat allergen removal

May 6, 2008

Abstract exposure to cat allergen (Fel d 1) has been associated with immune responses and exacerbation of asthma. As such allergen can accumulate in carpet, we sought to determine the influence of carpet pile conformation (loop vs. cut) and degree of wear on the levels of Fel d 1 present before and after different cleaning processes.

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