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Download the EPA’s Guidance for Clinicians
Download Research Committee Report on Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Caused by Exposure to the Interior Environment of Water-Damaged Buildings, published in July 2010.
Read what the EPA has published about mold toxins.
Download the American Academy of Environmental Medicine’s statement on mold toxins and the associated dangers to human health.
Click here to download a research paper published by Finnish researchers in Applied and Environmental Micriobiology (May 2000) documenting the levels of mycotoxins in building materials contaminated by fungi.
Click here to download a research paper published by government researchers in Environmental Health who found that reducing dampness and mold in residential buildings significantly reduced the number of respiratory infections (November 2010) .
Click here to download an important research paper published by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker in Bulletin of the IACFS/ME (April 2009) about moisture damaged buildings and diagnoses of pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Click here to download an article that discusses how water damaged building (WDB) illness is often misdiagnosed as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Click here to download a research paper published by Texas Tech University researchers in Applied and Environmental Micriobiology (Nov. 2005) documenting the levels of airborne mycotoxins in buildings with fungal contamination.
Download State of the Art: Bioaerosol Sampling, the Role of Fungal Mycotoxins in Determining the Safety of Building Occupants by ESG’s Craig Whittaker.
Click here to download information from the EPA on mold, toxins and health.
Click here to read an article about Aspergillus, the underrated fungi.
Click here to read an article about systemic candidiasis.
Click here to read about Candida and its role in sick building syndrome.
Click here to read a white paper on fungal aflatoxins from the National Toxicology Program
Click here to view an excellent article about mold on Mold-help.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to people who have been injured by mold
Click here to read Ten Toxic Mold Mistakes to Avoid from Talk Mold, Comprehensive Mold Discussions
Click here to read Crazy From the Mold?, an article by Dr. Lisa Nagy that addresses the many effects of exposure to toxigenic mold.
Click here to read Environmental Illnesses Gaining Attention from the Cleveland Plain Courier that discusses mold and multiple chemical sensitivity.
Click here for a chart of toxins and molds that produce them.
Click here to view a downloadable page explaining the types of molds: allergen, pathogen and toxin.
Click here to download chapter 34, Trichothecene Mycotoxins, from Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare by Drs. Robert Wannamacher and Stanley Wiener.
Click here to view a downloadable page explaining why a mold investigator or remediator may be needed.
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Mold Warriers (2005) by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker
Surviving Toxic Black Mold Syndrome (2007) by Dr. Mary Beth Short-Ray
Surviving Mold: Life in the Era of Dangerous Buildings (2010) by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker