Diagnosable illness with identifiable symptoms whose cause can be directly attributed to airborne pollutants with the building (e.g. Legionnaire's disease, hypersensitivity pneumonitis). (Gobbell, 1994, p. 67)
Compare? Diagnosable illness whose cause and symptoms can be directly attributed to a specific pollutant source within a building (e.g., Legionnaire's disease, hypersensitivity, pneumonitis.) (See: sick building syndrome.)
An identifiable illness or disease caused by conditions in or nearby to a facility.