We use the latest technology & equipment and national certified and accredited laboratories in the USA (AIHA EMLAP, ISO 17025 compliant). HOME INSPECTOR USA (Home) office in Panama City Beach services the Northwest of Florida and specifically the following cities: Gainesville, Alachua, Archer, Newberry, High springs and Hawthorne, and surrounding areas.
There is wide variability in how different people are affected by indoor mold. However, the long term presence of indoor mold growth may eventually become unhealthy for anyone. The following types of people may be affected more severely and sooner than others:
•Infants and children
•Individuals with respiratory conditions or sensitivities such as allergies and asthma
•Persons having weakened immune systems (for example, people with HIV infection, chemotherapy patients, organ transplant recipients)
In some individuals, exposure to indoor mold can also can lead to asthma or to a lung disease resembling severe inflammatory asthma called allergic broncho pulmonary aspergillosis. This latter condition, which occurs only in a minority of people with asthma, is characterized by wheezing, low-grade fever, and coughing up of brown-flecked masses or mucus plugs. Skin testing, blood tests, X-rays, and examination of the sputum for fungi can help establish the diagnosis. Corticosteroid drugs are usually effective in treating this reaction; immunotherapy (allergy shots) is not helpful. Give us a call @ 850-814-3889 or visit us @: www.homeinspectorusa.biz
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