black mold


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A fungus, Stachybotrys Chatarum, found in moist environments which may cause nasal congestion, eye irritation, fever, wheezing, shortness of breath

black mold

Stachybotrys chatarum Public health A fungus found in moist environments–eg, schools, etc, which may cause nasal congestion, eye irritation, fever, wheezing, SOB
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Black mold, an usual home insect, is a toxic and potentially harmful fungus.
Black mold, a common house parasite, is a toxic and potentially unsafe fungus.
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Just spraying the mold will not be the solution if it's black mold.
At a minimum, the study raises new questions about the hazards of exposure to black mold in water-damaged buildings.
The black mold Stachybotrys chartarum, commonly found in water-damaged buildings, had already been linked to people's respiratory irritation and asthma.
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CSM is equipped to handle even the worst mold variety, Stachybotrys, also known as black mold, which is the most harmful to humans.
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Black mold poses a health risk only to those who have respiratory allergies or who have inflammatory lung disease.