Home Air Allergen Test
Bad Air Quality and Asthma
Our home air allergen test includes a comprehensive examination of your residence and surrounding area to determine the main causes of irritation.
Allergen and Asthma Trigger Screening - $449.00
Home Air Allergen Test
- Complete visual inspection of the inside of your home
- Dust sampling using dust collection device and a 30-micron screen
- Analytical services utilizing an accredited laboratory
- Immunoassay screening
We screen for allergen groups containing:
- Cat allergens
- Dog allergens
- Cockroach allergens
- Dust mite allergens (Der p1 and Der f1)
Home Air Allergen Test Procedures
Additional Screening Services
- Rodent allergens
- Mold allergens (a minimum of three air samples are necessary)
- Pollen levels
- Insect parts
- Dust count
Don't delay, Get your Home Air Allergen Test Today!
What Are Allergens and Asthma Triggers?
Protecting Your Home
By controlling the relative humidity level in a home, the growth of some sources of biological contaminants can be minimized. A relative humidity of 30-50 percent is generally recommended for homes. Standing water, water-damaged materials, or wet surfaces also serve as a breeding ground for molds, mildews, bacteria, and insects. House dust mites, the source of one of the most powerful biological allergens, grow in damp, warm environments.
Air Allergen & Mold Hazards
Some biological contaminants trigger allergic reactions, including hypersensitivity pneumonitis, allergic rhinitis, and some types of asthma. Allergic reactions occur only after repeated exposure to a specific biological allergen. However, that reaction may occur immediately upon re-exposure or after multiple exposures over time. As a result, people who have noticed only mild allergic reactions or no reactions at all may suddenly find themselves very sensitive to particular allergens.
- Second-hand cigarette smoke
- Pets - warm-blooded mammalian
- Dust mites
Do I Need Testing?
If you have begun to show irritation to your environment, then immediate air testing should follow. Children, elderly people, and people with breathing problems, allergies, and lung diseases are particularly susceptible to disease-causing biological agents in the indoor air. Our trained professionals will test for these particles as well as performing mold testing to eliminate any chance of toxic buildup.
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