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Mold and Fungal Contaminants—Detection and Prevention in the Built Environment

Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Topics:

Biological Monitoring, Indoor Environmental Quality

Arranger: G. McCaslin, SeaCast, Marysville, WA. Moderator: E. Sobek, Assured Bio Labs, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN. Monitor: E. Pinzer, Office of Healthy Homes, HUD, Washington, DC.

10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.

Mold Remediation & Certification Laws in the United States: A Look at Where We Are & What We Need E. Geltman and A. Hess, Hunter College, CUNY School of Public Health, New York, NY.

10:20 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

What Do Those Spore Trap Categories Mean? H. Burge, EMLab PK, San Bruno, CA.

10:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Airborne Endotoxin and Asthma and Allergy in Elementary School Age Children: A Case-Control Study Y. Yen, Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

11:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m.

IgE Antibodies to Fungi Among Asthmatic Children Living in Homes Damaged by Hurricane Sandy in New York City A. Divjan, L. Acosta, and M. Perzanowski, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY; M. Little, C. D’Andrea, and N. Clark, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY; E. Sobek, Assured Bio Labs, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN; N. Soffer, Intralytix, Baltimore, MD; B. Green, Allergy and Clinical Immunology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.

11:20 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

Aspergillus Section Petersonii Sect. Nov. Encompassing Indoor and Soil-borne Species with Predominant Tropical Distribution Z. Jurjevic, Microbiology, EMSL Analytical, Inc., Cinnaminson, NJ; A. Kubátová, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic; M. Kolarík, Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic; V. Hubka, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.

11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Influence of Children Jumping on the Bed on Airborne Endotoxin and PM10/ PM2.5/ PM1 Concentration Profile Y. Yen, Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. *WITHDRAWN*