The Myth of Mycotoxins and Mold Injury

  title={The Myth of Mycotoxins and Mold Injury},
  author={Christopher Chang and Merrill Eric Gershwin},
  journal={Clinical Reviews in Allergy \& Immunology},
In recent years, mold has been blamed for many symptoms or a constellation of symptoms. These symptoms are usually vague and subjective and difficult or impossible to measure or quantify. Moreover, there is no scientific evidence that mold has anything to do with these symptoms. In particular, the concept of toxic mold syndrome has permeated the public consciousness, and mycotoxins have falsely been associated with autoimmune diseases and a variety of other conditions. In fact, there is no… Expand
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