Sci Total Environ 2021 Jun 4;773:145619. Epub 2021 Feb 4.
School of Public Health, Key Lab of Public Health Safety of the Ministry of Education and NHC Key Lab of Health Technology Assessment, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China; Shanghai Typhoon Institute/CMA, Shanghai, Key Laboratory of Meteorology and Health, Shanghai, 200030, China. Electronic address:
Background: Previous studies have suggested acute effects of ambient fine particulate matter (PM) air pollution on respiratory health among children, but evidence for PM constituents and respiratory health were still limited.
Objectives: To investigate associations of short-term exposure to PM and its constituents with airway inflammation, lung function, and airway microbiota in children.
Methods: We conducted a longitudinal panel study with 3 repeated health measurements among 62 children in Shanghai, China from November 2018 to June 2019. Read More