Likelihood of Stachybotyrs Atra Sensitization in Canadian Populations
Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
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Stachybotrys atra has achieved great notoriety recently as a mould capable of producing mycotoxin, a potentially quite harmful substance. Because of news reports, patients have become quite concerned about “mould allergy” as the cause of an increasing number of symptoms. We set out to discover what percentage of patients referred to regional Allergy clinics have become sensitized to moulds, but especially Stachybotrys atra.