specific building-related illnesses

specific building-related illnesses

a group of infectious, allergic, and immunologic diseases with fairly homogeneous clinical signs with causes that can be traced to factors in buildings in which afflicted patients work or reside. Compare: nonspecific building-related illnesses.

spe·cif·ic build·ing-re·la·ted ill·nes·ses

(spĕ-sif'ik bild'ing-rē-lāt'ĕd il'nĕs-ĕz)
A group of infectious, allergic, and immunologic diseases with fairly homogeneous clinical signs with causes that can be traced to factors in buildings in which afflicted patients work or reside.
Compare: nonspecific building-related illnesses
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