Ginger L Chew

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal extracellular polysaccharides, beta (1-->3)-glucans and culturable fungi in repeated sampling of house dust
    G L Chew
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, J L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 11:171-8. 2001
  2. pmc Mold and endotoxin levels in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: a pilot project of homes in New Orleans undergoing renovation
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10034 4206, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1883-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housing
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:502-13. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Mouse and cockroach allergens in the dust and air in northeastern United States inner-city public high schools
    G L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 15:228-34. 2005
  5. pmc Mite sensitization among Latina women in New York, where dust-mite allergen levels are typically low
    G L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 19:193-7. 2009
  6. pmc Distribution and determinants of mouse allergen exposure in low-income New York City apartments
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1348-51. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Cockroach allergen levels and associations with cockroach-specific IgE
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:240-5. 2008
  8. pmc Anti-cockroach and anti-mouse IgE are associated with early wheeze and atopy in an inner-city birth cohort
    Kathleen M Donohue
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:914-20. 2008
  9. pmc Endotoxin in inner-city homes: associations with wheeze and eczema in early childhood
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia s Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1082-9. 2006
  10. pmc Neighborhood differences in exposure and sensitization to cockroach, mouse, dust mite, cat, and dog allergens in New York City
    Omar Olmedo
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:284-292.e7. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Rapid Allergenic Particle Identification (RAPID)
    Kenneth Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Fungal extracellular polysaccharides, beta (1-->3)-glucans and culturable fungi in repeated sampling of house dust
    G L Chew
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, J L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 11:171-8. 2001
    ....
  2. pmc Mold and endotoxin levels in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: a pilot project of homes in New Orleans undergoing renovation
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10034 4206, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1883-9. 2006
    ..After Hurricane Katrina, many New Orleans homes remained flooded for weeks, promoting heavy microbial growth...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housing
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:502-13. 2006
    ..Asthma prevalence is high in the inner city, and morbidity has been associated with cockroach and mouse allergens...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mouse and cockroach allergens in the dust and air in northeastern United States inner-city public high schools
    G L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 15:228-34. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the school may be an important location for exposure to allergens from mice and cockroaches and is an indoor environment that should be considered in an overall allergen intervention strategy...
  5. pmc Mite sensitization among Latina women in New York, where dust-mite allergen levels are typically low
    G L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Indoor Air 19:193-7. 2009
    ..81, P = 0.010, respectively]; sensitization to any mite was associated with asthma medication use in the past 12 months (OR = 3.12, P = 0.004). These associations held even after adjustment for cockroach, mouse, and cat sensitization...
  6. pmc Distribution and determinants of mouse allergen exposure in low-income New York City apartments
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1348-51. 2003
    ..However, high levels of mouse allergen were also found in many homes where mothers reported never seeing mice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cockroach allergen levels and associations with cockroach-specific IgE
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:240-5. 2008
    ..Among inner-city children with asthma, cockroach allergen exposure has been associated with allergic sensitization...
  8. pmc Anti-cockroach and anti-mouse IgE are associated with early wheeze and atopy in an inner-city birth cohort
    Kathleen M Donohue
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:914-20. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Endotoxin in inner-city homes: associations with wheeze and eczema in early childhood
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia s Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1082-9. 2006
    ..The relevance of this aspect of the hygiene hypothesis to US inner-city communities that have disproportionately high asthma prevalence has not been determined...
  10. pmc Neighborhood differences in exposure and sensitization to cockroach, mouse, dust mite, cat, and dog allergens in New York City
    Omar Olmedo
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:284-292.e7. 2011
    ..Asthma prevalence varies widely among neighborhoods within New York City. Exposure to mouse and cockroach allergens has been suggested as a cause...
  11. pmc Early-life cockroach allergen and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposures predict cockroach sensitization among inner-city children
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:886-93. 2013
    ..Furthermore, exposure to combustion byproducts, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), can augment the development of allergic sensitization...
  12. pmc Prenatal acetaminophen exposure and risk of wheeze at age 5 years in an urban low-income cohort
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health CCCEH, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Thorax 65:118-23. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc Exhaled NO among inner-city children in New York City
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Asthma 47:1015-21. 2010
    ..Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) has been proposed as a biomarker of airway inflammation for cohort studies of asthma...
  14. pmc Cat ownership is a risk factor for the development of anti-cat IgE but not current wheeze at age 5 years in an inner-city cohort
    Matthew S Perzanowski
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1047-52. 2008
    ..Cat ownership is inversely associated with atopy and asthma in some areas of the world, but the relevance of cat ownership to allergic disease in the inner city is less known...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early respiratory infections and asthma among New York City Head Start children
    Judith S Jacobson
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Asthma 45:301-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that among preschool children from low-income minority communities in New York City, current asthma would be associated with a history of respiratory infection in the first few months after their birth...
  16. pmc Effects of winter birth season and prenatal cockroach and mouse allergen exposure on indoor allergen-specific cord blood mononuclear cell proliferation and cytokine production
    Cynthia Lendor
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:193-9. 2008
    ..Relationships among a particular birth season, maternal allergen exposure during the birth season, and childhood development of allergies to allergens in higher concentration during the birth season may be important...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of allergy symptoms and total IgE in a New York City cohort and their association with birth order
    Inge F Goldstein
    Columbia s Children s Center for Environmental Health CCCEH, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 137:249-57. 2005
    ..As part of an ongoing prospective birth cohort study, the prevalence of early phenotypes of asthma and/or allergy was compared with those reported in other studies, and the association with birth order was evaluated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Total and specific IgE associations between New York City Head Start children and their parents
    STEPHEN M CANFIELD
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, PH8 East, Suite 101, 622 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1422-7, 1427.e1-4. 2008
    ..Allergy and asthma risk share strong inherited components; however, the relative importance of maternal and paternal atopy in predicting child atopy remain unclear...
  19. pmc On the front lines: an environmental asthma intervention in New York City
    Patrick L Kinney
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Ave, B 1, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:24-6. 2002
    ..Although the intervention phase of the present study is not yet complete, timely reporting of our field experiences may prove useful to other groups engaged in environmental intervention trials in urban communities...
  20. doi request reprint The New York City Puerto Rican asthma project: study design, methods, and baseline results
    Luis M Acosta
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 45:51-7. 2008
    ..We examined asthma risk factors among 274 Puerto Rican children born in New York to atopic mothers...
  21. pmc Cord blood versus age 5 mononuclear cell proliferation on IgE and asthma
    Carolyn Chang
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Mol Allergy 8:11. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare indoor allergen-induced CBMC with age 5 peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) proliferation and determine which may be associated with age 5 allergic immune responses and asthma in an inner city cohort...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bayesian analysis of serial dilution assays
    Andrew Gelman
    Department of Statistics, Columbia University, New York 10027, USA
    Biometrics 60:407-17. 2004
    ..The effective weight can give insight into the information conveyed by each data point and suggests potential improvements in design of serial dilution experiments...
  23. pmc Characterization of airborne molds, endotoxins, and glucans in homes in New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Carol Y Rao
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS C09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1630-4. 2007
    ..The species and concentrations were different from those previously reported for non-water-damaged buildings in the southeastern United States...
  24. doi request reprint Children's respiratory health and mold levels in New Orleans after Katrina: a preliminary look
    Felicia A Rabito
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:622-5. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Fungal levels in the home and allergic rhinitis by 5 years of age
    Paul C Stark
    Biostatistics Research Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1405-9. 2005
    ..High measured fungal concentrations and reports of water damage, mold, or mildew in homes may predispose children with a family history of asthma or allergy to the development of allergic rhinitis...

Research Grants1

  1. Rapid Allergenic Particle Identification (RAPID)
    Kenneth Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies have far-reaching implications for acute and chronic measures of public health. ..