MY1801-3

Environmental swab: Stachybotrys species Shipped January 15, 2018 –

HISTORY

This challenge was sent as a simulated environmental swab. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Stachybotrys species.

 

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from MY1801-3

  • Stachybotrys produces mycotoxins that are potentially harmful to animals and humans.
  • It is the most commonly cited fungus in the literature, concerning “sick building syndrome” and in “toxic mould” cases.

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