Sick Building Syndrome, 55

  • David Straus, PhD Microbiology, Loyola University, Chicago, Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.


Researchers of SBS, doctors who treat SBS, and lawyers and building remeditors dealing with SBS


Book information

  • Published: September 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-002657-9

Table of Contents

Fungi and Sick Building SyndromeFungi and the Indoor Environment: Their Impact on Human HealthFungal Contamination as a Major Contributor of Sick Building SyndromeIndoor Moulds and their Associations with Air Distribution SystemsMicrobial cell wall agents and sick building syndromeThe Role of Stachybotrys in the Phenomenon Known as Sick Building SyndromeMoisture Problem Buildings with Molds Causing Work-Related DiseasesPossible Role of Fungal Hemolysins in Sick Building SyndromeThe Roles of Penicillium and Aspergillus in Sick Building SyndromeMedical Aspects of Fungi and Sick Building SyndromePulmonary Effects of Stachybotrys chartarum in Animal StudiesToxic Mold SyndromeFungal Hypersensitivity: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, TherapyIndoor Molds and Asthma in AdultsRole of Molds and Mycotoxins in Being Sick in Buildings-Neurobehavioral and Pulmonary ImpairmentThe Diagnosis of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Exposure to MoldMold and Mycotoxins: Effects on the Neurological and Immune Systems in HumansOther ConsiderationsIdentification, Remediation, and Monitoring Processes used in a Mold-Contaminated High SchoolThe Microbial Status and Remediation for Contents in MoldSpecific Detection of Fungi Associated with SBS using Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (QPCR)