Archive | mold

The U.S.A Mold Men  1 million square feet of palletized MRE meals in Birmingham AL are safe from mold for our brave men and women who serve our great country. Left to right: Colonel Kim (Army), Mr.Graves (Assured Bio Labs), Mr. Bailey, Senior Logistics Manager (Navy), Dr. Sobek (Assured Bio Labs).

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Ulocladium

This genus of fungi is known as Ulocladium and can commonly be found in the damp/wet areas of your home. Ulocladium has been known to cause hay fever, plant disease, and other serious infections within those who may be immuno-suppressed. This strain of mold is often found growing along with stachybotrys, a strain of mold […]

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Microbial Growth on Floor Joists in a Tennessee Crawlspace.

Photograph Courtesy of Pierre Billard. Pierre is a Tennessee Home inspector (Tennessee Lic # 719) who provides microbial/mold screening to his clients.  Click here to visit his WEBPAGE. Microbial growth and mold are big problems in Tennessee crawlspaces.  Our hot and humid summers, plus considerable rainfall,  fuel microbial growth in crawlspaces.  Microbes and mold often […]

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Pathogen Detection Drone in the News

An update on the Pathogen Detection Drone technology that incorporates Assured Bio Labs’ patented M-TRAP technology.  The article was published in  Venture Nashville Connections.  Click Here to link to the published article:  Pathogen Detection Drone  

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Innovative Drone Technology Incorporates Assured Bio Labs’ patented M-TRAP® Technology to Capture Mold and Plant Pathogens.

Assured Bio Labs is excited to collaborate with GeoAir to bring rapid disease detection to farmers and grower.  The ability to detect plant disease pathogens, and pinpoint the location of early infection in a field crop, such as corn or soybeans, will allow farmers to treat disease hot-spots in a field with pesticides, rather than […]

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Pioneer in merging indoor environmental issues with architecture passed away.

Steve M. Hays, 66, founding partner and chairman emeritus of the Nashville based Gobbell Hays Partners (GHP) Environmental + Architecture firm, died Thursday after an extended illness. For more than 30 years, Hays, a chemical engineer, was known nationally for identifying and safely mitigating hazards related to asbestos, mold and lead-based paints in buildings. Hays […]

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Mold and Microbe Detecting Drone

Assured Bio Labs, and GeoAir of Knoxville TN have teamed up to develop a microbial detecting drone.  The drone incorporates Assured Bio’s patented M-TRAP® microbe capture technology. Follow our blog for future updates and exciting developments in Microbiology and the Built-Environment.

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M-TRAP® Capture Technology used to evaluate mold and bacterial exposure from Air Condition Systems.

Recent studies conducted in the Great Basin Desert region of the United States have shown that skin test reactivity to fungal and dust mite allergens are increased in children with asthma or allergy living in homes with evaporative coolers (EC).  The M-TRAP® air sampling cassette was used to examine occupant exposure to microbes from homes with […]

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