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Sick Building Syndrome

Environmental Health

  1. Heping Zhang

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vas021

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Zhang, H. 2006. Sick Building Syndrome. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 5.

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  1. Yale University, CT, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Sick building syndrome (SBS) is loosely defined as an increase in the frequency of a constellation of acute nonspecific symptoms characteristically affecting multiple occupants of a building.