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UCalgary research finds short-term radon test kits are not effective in measuring radon gas exposure

19:00 EST 2 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(University of Calgary) A University of Calgary led study finds the only reliable way to measure exposure to radon gas is with a long-term testing kit, 90 or more days. Researchers placed two test kits, a short term (five-day) and long term (90-day) in the same homes. Tests were conducted during summer and winter months. Findings showed the short-term kits were imprecise up to 99 percent of the time when compared to a long term test.

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