EM210 Dust: HERTSMI-2 Only

Dust Swiffer testing comprises tests for assessing environmental exposure to key moulds and metabolites.

HERTSMI-2 test consists of: Aspergillus penicillioides, Asp. Versicolor, Chaetomium globusum, Stachybotrys charterum, Wallemia sebi. Studies relating to HERTSMI-2 show that despite its limitations of a reduced number of species tested a high score would increase the risk of relapse in a patient with CIRS or someone with high risk.