Health Effects of Stachybotrys Chartarum – Allergies and Antibodies

 

 

This page lists medical journal articles discussing allergies and antibodies associated with Stachybotrys exposures.

The Health Effects of Stachybotrys Chartarum page of the Paradigm Change site provides further information on the effects of this toxic mold.

 

Abbas Shahid, Katelaris Connie H., Singh Anand B., et al. World allergy organization study on aerobiology for creating first pollen and mold calendar with clinical significance in islamabad, pakistan;: a project of world allergy organization and pakistan allergy, asthma & clinical immunology centre of islamabad. The World Allergy Organization journal. 2012;5:103–110.

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Shi C., Miller J. D.. Sta c 3 epitopes and their application as biomarkers to detect specific IgE. Molecular immunology. 2012;50:271–277.

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Denis Olivier, Van Cauwenberge Anne, Treutens Greta, et al. Characterization of new Alternaria alternata–specific rat monoclonal antibodies. Mycopathologia. 2012;173:151–162.

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Shi Chunhua, Smith Myron L., Miller J. David. Characterization of human antigenic proteins SchS21 and SchS34 from Stachybotrys chartarum. International archives of allergy and immunology. 2011;155:74–85.

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Nayak Ajay P., Green Brett J., Janotka Erika, et al. Production and characterization of IgM monoclonal antibodies against hyphal antigens of Stachybotrys species. Hybridoma (2005). 2011;30:29–36.

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Barnes Charles S., Amado Mercedes, Portnoy Jay M.. Reduced clinic, emergency room, and hospital utilization after home environmental assessment and case management. Allergy and asthma proceedings : the official journal of regional and state allergy societies. 2010;31:317–323.

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Chung Yong Joo J., Copeland Lisa B., Doerfler Donald L., Ward Marsha D.. The relative allergenicity of Stachybotrys chartarum compared to house dust mite extracts in a mouse model. Inhalation toxicology. 2010;22:460–468.

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Cai G-H H., Bröms K., Mälarstig B., et al. Quantitative PCR analysis of fungal DNA in Swedish day care centers and comparison with building characteristics and allergen levels. Indoor air. 2009;19:392–400.

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Bellanger A-P P., Reboux G., Roussel S., et al. Indoor fungal contamination of moisture-damaged and allergic patient housing analysed using real-time PCR. Letters in applied microbiology. 2009;49:260–266.

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Green Brett J., Tovey Euan R., Beezhold Donald H., et al. Surveillance of Fungal Allergic Sensitization Using the Fluorescent Halogen Immunoassay. Journal de mycologie medicale. 2009;19:253–261.

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Xu Jianping, Liang Yinan, Belisle Donald, Miller J. David. Characterization of monoclonal antibodies to an antigenic protein from Stachybotrys chartarum and its measurement in house dust. Journal of immunological methods. 2008;332:121–128.

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Green Brett J., Tovey Euan R., Sercombe Jason K., Blachere Francoise M., Beezhold Donald H., Schmechel Detlef. Airborne fungal fragments and allergenicity. Medical mycology. 2006;44 Suppl 1:245–255. Schmechel D., Simpson J. P., Lewis D. M.. The production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies to the fungus Aspergillus versicolor. Indoor air. 2005;15 Suppl 9:11–19.

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Rydjord B., Hetland G., Wiker H. G.. Immunoglobulin G antibodies against environmental moulds in a Norwegian healthy population shows a bimodal distribution for Aspergillus versicolor. Scandinavian journal of immunology. 2005;62:281–288.

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Vojdani Aristo. Antibodies against Stachybotrys chartarum extract and its antigenic components, Stachyhemolysin and Stachyrase-A: a new clinical biomarker. Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research. 2005;11.

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Cogen Frederick C.. Stachybotrys-related allergy. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology. 2004;92.

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Hossain Mohammad Ashraf A., Ahmed Mohamed Sotohy S., Ghannoum Mahmoud Afif A.. Attributes of Stachybotrys chartarum and its association with human disease. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 2004;113.

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Kärkkäinen Marja, Raunio Päivi, Rautiainen Jaakko, Auriola Seppo, Hinke Kaj, Pasanen Anna-Liisa L.. Partial amino acid sequence of a cellulase-like component with IgE-binding properties from Stachybotrys chartarum. International archives of allergy and immunology. 2004;133:136–144.

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Vojdani Aristo. Cross-reactivity of Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Stachybotrys antigens using affinity-purified antibodies and immunoassay. Archives of environmental health. 2004;59:256–265.

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Vojdani Aristo, Campbell Andrew W., Kashanian Albert, Vojdani Elroy. Antibodies against molds and mycotoxins following exposure to toxigenic fungi in a water-damaged building. Archives of environmental health. 2003;58:324–336.

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Chapman Jean A.. Stachybotrys chartarum (chartarum = atra = alternans) and other problems caused by allergenic fungi. Allergy and asthma proceedings : the official journal of regional and state allergy societies. 2003;24:1–7.

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Vojdani Aristo, Thrasher Jack D., Madison Roberta A., Gray Michael R., Heuser Gunnar, Campbell Andrew W.. Antibodies to molds and satratoxin in individuals exposed in water-damaged buildings. Archives of environmental health. 2003;58:421–432.

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Patovirta Riitta-Liisa L., Reiman Marjut, Husman Tuula, Haverinen Ulla, Toivola Mika, Nevalainen Aino. Mould specific IgG antibodies connected with sinusitis in teachers of mould damaged school: a two-year follow-up study. International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health. 2003;16:221–230.

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Jaakkola M. S., Laitinen S., Piipari R., et al. Immunoglobulin G antibodies against indoor dampness-related microbes and adult-onset asthma: a population-based incident case-control study. Clinical and experimental immunology. 2002;129:107–112.

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Barnes Charles, Buckley Steve, Pacheco Freddy, Portnoy Jay. IgE-reactive proteins from Stachybotrys chartarum. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology. 2002;89:29–33.

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Lander F., Meyer H. W., Norn S.. Serum IgE specific to indoor moulds, measured by basophil histamine release, is associated with building-related symptoms in damp buildings. Inflammation research. 2001;50:227–231.

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Larsen F. O., Meyer H. W., Ebbehøj N., et al. Are fungi-specific IgE found in staff suffering from nonallergic sick building syndrome? Inflammation research. 1997;46 Suppl 1.

 

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