Papers/Presentations

  1. Molds, Mycotoxins and Sick Building Syndrome.  Strauss, D.C.  Toxicology and Environmental Health. 2009. 25(9-10): 617-635.
  2. Mycotoxin Adducts on Human Serum Albumin: Biomarkers of Exposure to Stachybotrys chartarum. Environ. Health Perspect. 2006. 114(8): 1221-1226.
  3. Mycotoxin Detection in Human Samples from Patients Exposed to Environmental Molds Hooper, D.G., Bolton, V.E., Guilford, F.T. and D.C. Straus. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2009, 10, 1465-1475
  4. Detection of Mycotoxins in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Brewer, J.H., Thrasher, J.D., Straus, D.C., Madison, R.A., and D. Hooper. Toxins. 2013, 5, 605-617
  5. Chronic Illness Associated with Mold and Mycotoxins: Is Naso-Sinus Fungal Biofilm the Culprit? Brewer, J.H., Thrasher, J.D., and D. Hooper. Toxins. 2014. Jan; 6(1):66-80
  6. Intranasal Antifungal Therapy in Patients with Chronic Illness Associated with Mold and Mycotoxins: An Observational Analysis Brewer, J.H., Hooper, D., and S. Muralidhar. Global J. of Med. Res. 2015. 15(1). 29-33
  7. Family of Six, their Health and the Death of a 16 Month Old Male from Pulmonary Hemorrhage: Identification of Mycotoxins and Mold in the Home and Lungs, Liver and Brain of Deceased Infant Thrasher, J.D., Hooper, D.H. and J. Taber. Glob. J. of Med. Res. 2014. 14(5). 1-11
  8. A Review of the Mechanism of Injury and Treatment Approaches for Illness Resulting from Exposure to Water-Damaged Buildings, Mold and Mycotoxins Hope, J. The Scientific World Journal. 2013. Article ID 767482. 1-20
  9. Deficient Glutathione in the Pathophysiology of Mycotoxin-Related Illness Guilford, F.T. and J. Hope. Toxins. 2014, 6, 608-623
  10. Detection of Airborne Stachybotrys chartarum Macrocyclic Trichothecene Mycotoxins in the Indoor Environment Brasel, T.L., Martin, J.M., Carriker, C.G., Wilson, S.C. and D.C. Straus Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2005. Nov; 71(11):7376-7388
  11. Trichothecenes: From Simple to Complex Mycotoxins McCormick, S.P., Stanley, A.M., Stover, N.A., and N.J. Alexander. Toxins. 2011. 3, 802-814
  12. Stachybotrys chartarum, Trichothecene Mycotoxins, and Damp Building-Related Illness. New Insights into a Public Health Enigma Toxicol. Sci. 2008. 104(1):4-26
  13. Mycotoxin Production by Indoor Molds Nielsen, K.F. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 2003. 39:103-117
  14. Mold and Mycotoxins: Effects on the Neurological and Immune Systems in Humans Campbell, A.W., Thrasher, J.D., Gray, M.R., and A. Vojdani. Advan. In Appl. Microbiol. 2004. 55:375-405
  15. Detection of Trichothecene Mycotoxins in Sera from Individuals Exposed to Stachybotrys chartarum in Indoor Environments Brasel, T.L., Campbell, A.W., Demers, R.E., Ferguson, B.S., Fink, J., Vojdani, A., Wilson, S.C., and D.C. Straus Arch. Environ. Health. 2004. Jun; 59(6):317-323
  16. Effects of Toxic Exposure to Molds and Mycotoxins in Building-Related Illnesses Rea, W.J., Didriksen, N., Simon, T.R., Pan, Y., Fenyves, E.J., and B. Griffiths Arch. Environ. Health. 2003 Jul; 58(7):399-405
  17. Enzyme Immunoassay for the Macrocyclic Tricothecene Roridin A: Production, Properties and use of Rabbit Antibodies Martlbauer, E., Gareis, M. and G. Terplan Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 1988. Jan; 54(1): 225-230
  18. Correlation between the Prevalence of Certain Fungi and Sick Building Syndrome Cooley, J.D., Wong, W.C., Jumper, C.A., and D.C. Straus. Occup. Environ. Med. 1998; 55:579-584
  19. Study on the Association among Mycotoxins and other Variables in Children with Autism.   De Santis B1, Raggi ME2, Moretti G3, Facchiano F4, Mezzelani A5, Villa L6, Bonfanti A7, Campioni A8, Rossi S9, Camposeo S10, Soricelli S11, Moracci G12, Debegnach F13, Gregori E14, Ciceri F15, Milanesi L16, Marabotti A17,18, Brera C19.  Toxins (Basel). 2017 Jun 29;9(7). pii: E203. doi: 10.3390/toxins9070203.
  20. Role of mycotoxins in the pathobiology of autism: A first evidence  De Santis B1, Brera C1, Mezzelani A2, Soricelli S1, Ciceri F3, Moretti G1, Debegnach F1, Bonaglia MC3, Villa L3, Molteni M3, Raggi ME3.  Nutr Neurosci. 2017 Aug 10:1-13. doi: 10.1080/1028415X.2017.1357793.
  21. Do terbutaline- and mold-associated impairments of the brain and lung relate to autism?  Kaye H Kilburn, Jack D Thrasher and Nina B Immers  Toxicology and Industrial Health 25(9-10) 703–710
  22. https://www.betterhealthguy.com/images/stories/PDF/Townsend_Mold_Mycotoxins_Overlooked_July_2014.pdf