2001) The role of Stachybotrys mycotoxins in building-related illness
The assessor can then complete a checklist developed to flag noticeable IAQ problem indicators and reports of previous incidents of building-related illness
SBS victims of SBS differ form those suffering from building-related illness
in that SBS symptoms appear when the occupants enter the building and dissipate when they leave.
Given the above and the activities of the patient likely leading to aerosolization of the fungal contamination, there is no reason to believe exposure to thermophilic organisms played a role in this patient's building-related illness
Key words: bioaerosol, building-related illness
, fungi, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, mycotoxin, Stachybotrys, water damage.