Diagnosable illness whose cause and symptoms can be directly attributed to a specific pollutant source within a building (i.e., Legionnaire's disease, hypersensitivity, pneumonitis). Also see "Sick Building Syndrome."
An illness caused by an identifiable agent in the indoor air. The cause is typically biological, such as mold, but may also be chemical (e.g. formaldehyde ). Symptoms may be flu-like, but they may also lead to serious diseases such as Legionnaires, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Diagnosable illness with identifiable symptoms for which the cause can be directly attributed to airborne building pollutants (e.g., Legionnaire's disease, hypersensitivity pneumonitis).