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EMMA Test for Mold Mycotoxins

It’s not the mold you should be most worried about…it’s the toxins they produce. These are called Mycotoxins. If you have toxic mold in your home, you are breathing Mycotoxins in every day. Mycotoxins are known to be hazardous; some are even proven to cause cancer in...

Asthma Associated with Mold

Starting from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and World Health Organization (WHO) reports, this review provides an overview of the literature published from 2006 to 2017 on the associations between indoor mould exposure and asthma and rhinitis separately in children...

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

  Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is a multi-symptom, multi-system illness caused by exposure to biotoxins, or neurotoxins produced from a biological source. The most common sources of biotoxins are toxic metabolic products and cell wall fragments...

Mold Exposure

There is a wide variability in how people are affected by airborne mold spore exposure. Currently, there is no established airborne concentration that is known to adversely affect any individual’s health. People who may be affected more severely and quickly than...

Mold Toxins

Yes. Some of these fungi produce toxic metabolites (mycotoxins), and almost all molds that grow in the built environment can produce triple helical glucan, both of which are toxic to lung cells. Many studies in appropriate laboratory animals have demonstrated that...

How to Prevent Mold

The key to preventing and stopping indoor mold growth is to control excessive moisture and condensation. Keeping susceptible areas in the home clean and dry is critical. In general, mold will not grow indoors without water, dampness or excessive moisture. Three main...

What is Mold?

The term “mold” is a colloquial term for a group of filamentous fungi that are common on food or wet materials. This includes the green Penicillium species that produces penicillin, and fungi that spoil our bread, fruit, cheese and crops. Most of these are Ascomycetes...

Facts About Mold

Facts About Mold For more than a decade, mold has been in the news. People are talking about the effect on population health and damage to the building. But what are the risks and issues? The available science on molds and their potential health effects remains under...

ERMI – DNA Mold Testing Information

ERMI – DNA Mold Testing Information                                                                                                                The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) developed an index for indoor mold analysis called ERMI...

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