Mold and Endotoxin Levels in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: A Pilot Project of Homes in New Orleans Undergoing Renovation [open pdf - 612KB]
Following Hurricane Katrina, many New Orleans homes remained flooded for weeks, promoting heavy microbial growth. A small demonstration project was conducted November 2005-January 2006 with the aims to recommend safe remediation techniques, safe levels of worker protection, and to characterize airborne mold and endotoxin throughout clean-up. This paper examines the results of this project.
Environmental Health Perspectives: http://www.ehponline.org/
Environmental Health Perspectives (December 2006) v.114 no.12, p. 1883 - 1889