Controlled Study of Mold Growth and Cleaning Procedure on Treated and Untreated Wet Gypsum Wallboard in an Indoor Environment

@article{Krause2006ControlledSO,
  title={Controlled Study of Mold Growth and Cleaning Procedure on Treated and Untreated Wet Gypsum Wallboard in an Indoor Environment},
  author={Michael Krause and W. Geer and Lonie J. Swenson and Payam M. Fallah and Coreen A. Robbins},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={435 - 441}
}
  • M. Krause, W. Geer, +2 authors C. Robbins
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
The basis for some common gypsum wallboard mold remediation practices was examined. The bottom inch of several gypsum wallboard panels was immersed in bottled drinking water; some panels were coated and others were untreated. The panels were examined and tested for a period of 8 weeks. This study investigated: (a) whether mold growth, detectable visually or with tape lift samples, occurs within 1 week on wet gypsum wallboard; (b) the types, timing, and extent of mold growth on wet gypsum… 
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