Pre‐contamination of new gypsum wallboard with potentially harmful fungal species

@article{Andersen2017PrecontaminationON,
  title={Pre‐contamination of new gypsum wallboard with potentially harmful fungal species},
  author={Birgitte Andersen and Ina Do{\vs}en and Anna Lewinska and Kristian Fog Nielsen},
  journal={Indoor Air},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={6–12}
}
Gypsum wallboard is a popular building material, but is also very frequently overgrown by Stachybotrys chartarum after severe and/or undetected water damage. The purpose of this study was to determine whether Stachybotrys and other fungi frequently isolated from wet gypsum wallboard are already present in the panels directly from the factory. Surface-disinfected gypsum disks were wetted with sterile water, sealed, and incubated for 70 days. The results showed that Neosartorya hiratsukae… 
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