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Floods, Molds and Rats

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab P&K Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board A flood may be as small as a broken pipe in the bathroom, a failed water heater, or an overflowing toilet. On the other hand, it may be massive with thousands of gallons of ground water, rain, and sewage entering a […]

Fungal Exposure Assessment

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board Human Health Effects Fungi evolved over 400 million years ago and references to mold in buildings suggest that it has always been present in human environments. At present there is growing public concern about the potential health effects of mold in homes […]