moldiness


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Synonyms for moldiness

the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy

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Mycometrics ERMI (Environmental Relative Moldiness Index) is arguably one of the best evaluation tools for the presence of mold in an indoor environment.
The EPA has already used the new sampling technology to develop an overall measure of mold contamination issues in homes that they call Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI).
The NIEHS analyzed the dust for the 36 different types of molds listed in the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI), as well as “endotoxin (a toxin kept "within" the bacterial cell and to be released only after destruction of the bacterial cell wall), house dust mite, cat, dog and cockroach allergens.
The UC-based team used the environmental relative moldiness index (ERMI), a DNA-based mold level analysis tool, to determine that exposure to Aspergillus ochraceus, Aspergillus unguis and Penicillium variabile was linked to asthma development in the high-risk study population.
Bread or cheese that is moldy could be considered unsafe, and the attribute of moldiness is typically visible.
Dried figs range in many dark colors, depending on the variety and whether sulfur has been added to maintain color, inhibit moldiness, and strengthen the skin of the fig for preservation.