Articles by Dr. Spurgeon

Healthcare


A New Method for Detecting Low Concentrations of Airborne Aspergillus in HEPA-Filtered Hospital Air [Presentation]

Detecting Low Concentrations of Airborne Asp/Pen Spores and Viable
Aspergillus Spp. in HEPA-Filtered Hospital Air [Article]

Expertise in Healthcare Investigations [CV]

Wild Fire


Wild Fire Smoke: A Comparison of Methods for Detecting Contaminants in Residential Properties [sResearch Paper]

Expertise in Wild Fire Contaminants [CV]

Spurgeon IAQA 2013 Presentation Wild Fires

Laboratories


An Exposure Assessment Strategy for Laboratories [EASL]: A Practical Guide

EASL_Appendix A

EASL_Appendix B

 

Mold

Health Effects


An Opinion on Assessing the Health Effects of Mold [Article]

Health-Based Risk Assessment for Exposure to Airborne Mold in Residential Properties

Do The New York City Mold Remediation Guidelines Protect Maintenance Personnel? [Article]

Airborne Mold


Interpreting Airborne Fungal Spore Samples
Part 1: Methods for Comparing Data [Article]

Interpreting Airborne Fungal Spore Samples
Part 2: Databases of Sample Results [Article]

Sampling Airborne Spores in Containment Following A Mold Remediation: Settling Times for Penicillium, Chaetomium, and Stachybotrys Spores [Research Paper]

Spurgeon IAQA 2013 Mold Presentation

Surface Dust Samples for Indoor Mold


The “CAP” Method for Assessing Surface Dust Samples for Mold

The HERTSMI Method for Mold in Surface Dust

Limitations of the ERMI Carpet Sampling Method

COMMENTS ON THE EXPOSURE OF OCCUPANTS TO MYCOTOXINS IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT

COLLECTING AND INTERPRETING SURFACE DUST SAMPLES

Wall Cavities


The Collection and Interpretation of Wall Cavity Samples [Article]

Sampling Wall Cavities for Hidden Mold [Presentation]

Carpets & Surfaces


Sampling Carpets and Soft Surfaces for Fungal Contaminants: What the Attorney Should Know About Sampling and the Clean v. Discard Dilemma

Concentrations of Viable Fungal Spores on Paper Documents [Research Paper]

Other Articles


Is a Visual Inspection of Drywall adequate to Detect Mold?

Remediation Clearance Criteria

Collecting Samples during a Mold Inspection