“Microbial pollution is a key element of
indoor air pollution. It is caused by
hundreds of species of bacteria and fungi, in particular filamentous
fungi (mould), growing indoors when sufficient moisture is
available,” noted the
World Health Organization
in its report “WHO Guidelines for
Indoor Air Quality:
Dampness and Mould,”
published July 16, 2009
indoor air quality
are recognized as important
risk factors for human
health in both
low-income and middle- and high-income countries. Indoor
air is also
important because populations spend a substantial fraction of time
In residences, day-care centres, retirement homes and other
indoor air pollution affects population
groups that are particularly
vulnerable due to
their health status or age. Microbial pollution involves
species of bacteria and fungi that grow indoors when sufficient
available. Exposure to microbial contaminants is clinically
symptoms, allergies, asthma and immunological reactions," according
Health Organization in its report WHO Guidelines
for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould, published July
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Ninety four percent (94%)
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attributable to indoor air pollution.
The U.S. Government Environmental
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"All molds have the potential to cause health effects. Molds can produce allergens that
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important reason." The U.S. EPA,
What Causes Indoor Air Problems?
Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the
air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes.
Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not
bringing in enough outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor
sources and by not carrying indoor air pollutants out of the home.
High temperature and humidity levels can also increase
concentrations of some pollutants.
MOLD PROBLEM SUMMARY OVERVIEW:
"Molds are microscopic fungi that comprise 25% of the earth's biomass.
They can be found almost anywhere and can grow on virtually any organic
substance as long as moisture and oxygen are present. Molds can grow on
wood, paper, carpet, foods, and insulation. Moisture encourages mold
growth. People who are allergic to mold or whose asthma is triggered by
mold usually react to the spores, the reproductive bodies for molds. The
process by which these spores are released into the air becomes
intensified when moldy material is damaged or disturbed. Sometimes mold
can produce a toxic substance called mycotoxins, which also can cause
illness in sensitive populations, especially those with substantial
exposures, such as agricultural workers. It is impossible to eliminate all
mold and mold spores in the indoor environment. However, mold growth can
be controlled indoors by controlling moisture. Many types of molds exist
and they all have the potential to cause health effects. Molds produce
allergens that can trigger allergic reactions or asthma attacks. Health
concerns are an important reason to prevent mold growth and to
remedy/clean up any existing indoor mold growth. The range of symptoms of
overexposure to mold include cough, congestion, runny nose, eye
irritation, and asthma symptoms. As is true of all
environmentally-related illnesses, the sensitivity and vulnerability of
the person will dictate the level of response to any given exposure."--American
Airborne mold spores spread
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sinusitis, & aspergilliosis. Stachybotrys
atra mold can cause nervous system symptoms, such as personality
changes, sleep disorders and memory loss.
Mold term definitions.
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