The Mould Aspergillus: How Does It Affect Our Lives?
Aspergillus has close to 200 species and varieties. This mould is widely distributed from the arctic… [more]
Sampling for Airborne Mould: When Should One Use Viable, Non-viable or Both Methods?
An air quality investigation may require determining airborne mould (spores and hyphal fragments) concentration.… [more]
Factors that affect the growth of moulds
The major factors affecting growth of mould are nutrients, temperature, light, aeration, pH and water… [more]
Chaetomium species as indoor contaminants
Chaetomium species Chaetomium species are found worldwide in soil, dung, or decaying plants. Most species… [more]
Penicillium Species As Indoor Air Contaminants
In 1928, Alexander Fleming’s bacterial cultures were contaminated by airborne spores of a green mould.… [more]
Legionella: Health Effects, Occurrence and Sampling
Health effects of Legionella In 1976, in Philadelphia, USA, over 200 attendees of the US-American… [more]
Colony Forming Units (CFU)
What are colony forming units? Colony forming units, usually abbreviated as CFU, refer to individual… [more]
Bacterial and Fungal Contamination of Metalworking Fluids (MWFs)
Metalworking fluids are used to cool and/or lubricate metal works during machining, grinding, cutting,… [more]
Choosing a mold testing laboratory that is right for you
Mold testing professionals and other users should consider several factors in choosing a mold testing… [more]
Trapping and Enumeration of Fungal Spores
The objective of trapping and enumeration of air-borne fungal spores in indoor environments may be 1)… [more]
Could Mold Be Making Us Sick?
Question: I have a window that leaks and the hardwood floor under both windows is rotten. The property… [more]
Sampling For Airborne Fungal Spores
Reasons for Conducting Air Sampling For Fungal Spores Sampling for airborne fungal spores may be conducted… [more]