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Vesper, S., J. Cox-Ganser, L. Wymer, AND J. Park. Quantification of mold contamination in multi-level buildings using the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE. Taylor & Francis, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 15(1):38-43, (2017).
Cox, J., R. Indugula, S. Vesper, Z. Zhu, R. Jandarov, AND T. Reponen. Comparison of indoor air sampling and dust collection methods for fungal exposure assessment using quantitative PCR. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. RSC Publishing, Cambridge, Uk, 19(10):1312-1319, (2017).
Tulve, N., M. Clifton, S. Vesper, P. Egeghy, K. Thomas, E. Ulrich, Dan Stout, K. Isaacs, D. Werthmann, AND F. Rabito. Young Children’s Exposures to Molds and Consumer Product Ingredients in their Homes. 2017 ISES Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, October 15 - 19, 2017.
Vesper, S., T. Robins, T. Lewis, K. Kombkowski, L. Wymer, R. Villegas MSc, AND S. Batterman. Use of Medicaid and housing data may help target areas of high asthma prevalence. Journal of Asthma. Informa Healthcare, London, Uk, 54(3):230-238, (2017).
Bradham, K., C. Croghan, P. Egeghy, S. Clifton, K. Isaacs, Dan Stout, K. Thomas, N. Tulve, E. Ulrich, D. Whitaker, S. Vesper, D. Betancourt, AND T. Dean. Field Collection Methods for an EPA Pilot Study Evaluating Personal, Housing, and Community Factors Influencing Children’s Potential Exposures to Indoor Contaminants at Various Lifestages (EPA Pilot Study Add-On to the GreenHousing Study). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-17/064, 2017.
Glassmeyer, S., E. Furlong, D. Kolpin, A. Batt, B. Benson, S. Boone, O. Conerly, M. Donohue, D. King, M. Kostich, H. Mash, S. Pfaller, K. Schenck, Jane Ellen Simmons, E. Varughese, S. Vesper, E. Villegas, AND V. Wilson. Nationwide reconnaissance of contaminants of emerging concern in source and treated drinking waters of the United States. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 581582:909-922, (2017).
Eiffert, S., Y. Noibi, S. Vesper, J. Downs, F. Fulk, J. Wallace, M. Pearson, AND A. Winquist. A Citizen-Science Study Documents Environmental Exposures and Asthma Prevalence in Two Communities. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 2016:1962901, (2016).
Zhang, Z., J. Biagini Myers, E. Brandt, P. Ryan, M. Lindsey, R. Mintz-Cole, T. Reponen, S. Vesper, F. Forde, B. Ruff, S. Bass, G. LeMasters, D. Bernstein, J. Lockey, A. Budelsky, AND G. Kurana Hershey. B-Glucan exacerbates allergic asthma independent of fungal sensitization and promotes steroid-resistant TH2/TH17 responses. JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology, 139(1):54-65, (2017).
Kim, T., D. Lye, M. Donohue, J. Mistry, S. Pfaller, S. Vesper, AND M. Kirisits. Harvested rainwater quality before and after treatment in six full-scale residential systems. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION. American Water Resources Association, Middleburg, VA, 108(11):E571-E584, (2016).
Vesper, S., L. Wymer, D. Cox, AND G. DeWalt. Populations of some molds in water-damaged homes may differ if the home was constructed with gypsum drywall compared to plaster. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 562:446-450, (2016).
King, D., S. Pfaller, M. Donohue, S. Vesper, E. Villegas, M. Ware, S. Glassmeyer, M. Vogal, E. Furlong, AND D. Kolpin. Microbial pathogens in source and treated waters from drinking water treatment plants in the United States and implications for human health. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 562:987–995, (2016).
Adkins, L., G. Frantz, F. Fulk, J. Rhodus, B. Thompson, S. Vesper, R. Williams, V. Zartarian, AND E. Bender. Health Impact Assessment(HIA)of Building Renovations at Gerena Community School, Springfield, Massachusetts. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-15/236, 2015.
Kamal, A., J. Burke, S. Vesper, S. Batterman, A. Vette, C. Godwin, M. Chavez-Camarena, AND G. Norris. Applicability of the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index for Quantification of Residential Mold Contamination in an Air Pollution Health Effects Study. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 2014(261357):1-8, (2014).
Goh, V., H. Yap, R. Gutierrez, L. Ng, AND S. Vesper. DNA-Based Analyses of Molds in Singapore Public Buildings Results in a Proposed Singapore Environmental Relative Moldiness Index. Tropical Biomedicine. Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 31(4):663-669, (2014).
Rosenbaum, P., J. Crawford, A. Hunt, S. Vesper, AND J. Abraham. Environmental Relative Moldiness Index and Associations with Home Characteristics and Infant Wheeze. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 12(1):29-36, (2015).
Johansson, E., T. Reponen, J. Meller, S. Vesper, AND J. Yadav. Association of Stremptomyces community composition determined by PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis with indoor mold status. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT. Springer, New York, NY, 186(12):8773-8783, (2014).
Nayak, A., B. Green, E. Janotka, F. Blachere, S. Vesper, D. Beezhold, AND D. Schmechel. Production and characterization of IgM monoclonal antibodies against hyphal antigens of Stachybotrys species. HYBRIDOMA. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Larchmont, NY, 30(1):29-36, (2011).
WARD, M. D., Y. Chung, L. B. COPELAND, D. L. Doerfler, AND S. J. VESPER. Indoor Molds and Respiratory Hypersensitivity: A Comparison of Selected Molds and House Dust Mite Induced Responses in a Mouse Model**. Chapter 1, Boyd Printing Company (B Print Services, Inc.), Albany, NY, , 222-235, (2012).
Adhikari, A., E. Kettleson, S. Vesper, S. Kumar, D. Popham, C. Schaffer, R. Indugula, K. Chatterjee, K. Allam, S. Grinshpun, AND T. Reponen. Dustborne and airborne gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria in high versus low ERMI homes. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 482(1):92-99, (2014).
Donohue, M., K. O’Connell, S. Vesper, J. Mistry, D. King, M. Kostich, AND S. Pfaller. Widespread molecular detection of Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 1 in cold water taps across the United States. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 48(6):3145-3152, (2014).
Lin, K., M. Schrantz, O. Sandagdorj, Y. Keng, G. Boothe, AND S. J. VESPER. Spore trap analysis and MSQPCR in evaluating mold burden: a flooded gymnasium case study. FRONTIERS IN BIOSCIENCE. Frontiers in Bioscience, ALBERTSON, NY, 3(1):108-114, (2011).
Reponen, T., L. Levin, S. Zheng, S. Vesper, P. Ryan, S. Grinshpun, AND G. Lemasters. Family and home characteristics correlate with mold in homes. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH. Academic Press Incorporated, Orlando, FL, 124:67-70, (2013).
Vesper, S., L. Wymer, S. Kennedy, AND L. Grimsley. Decreased Pulmonary Function Measured in Children Exposed to High Environmental Relative Moldiness Index Homes. The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal. Bentham Science Publishers, Ltd., Oak Park, IL, 7(1):83-86, (2013).
Haugland, R A., M Varma, L J. Wymer, AND S J. Vesper. QUANTITATIVE PCR OF SELECTED ASPERGILLUS, PENICILLIUM AND PAECILOMYCES SPECIES. SYSTEMATIC AND APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 27(2):198-210, (2004).
Vesper, S J., D. Kahane, AND R A. Haugland. MOLD-SPECIFIC QUANTITATIVE PCR: THE EMERGING STANDARD IN MOLD ANALYSIS. AMERICAN LABORATORY 37(1):10-11, (2005).
KERCSMER, C. M., D. G. DEARBORN, M. SCHLUCHTER, L. XUE, L. KIRCHNER, J. SOBOLEWSKI, S. J. GREENBERG, AND S. J. VESPER. REDUCTION IN ASTHMA MORBIDITY IN CHILDREN AS A RESULT OF HOME REMEDIATION AIMED AT MOISTURE SOURCES. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, 114(8):1574-1580, (2006).
Meklin, T, R A. Haugland, T. Reponen, M Varma, Z. Lummus, D. Bernstein, L J. Wymer, D. Dearborn, AND S J. Vesper. QUANTITATIVE PCR ANALYSIS OF HOUSE DUST CAN REVEAL ABNORMAL MOLD CONDITIONS. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING. Royal Society of Chemistry, London, Uk, 6(7):615-620, (2004).
Meheust, D., P. LeCann, T. Reponen, J. Wakefield, S. Vesper, AND J. Gangneux. Possible application of the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index in France: A pilot study in Brittany. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. Urban & Fischer Verlag Jena, Jena, Germany, 216:333-340, (2013).
Reponen, T., J. Lockey, D. I. Bernstein, S. J. VESPER, L. Levin, G. K. Kurana Hershey, S. Zheng, P. Ryan, S. A. Grinshpun, M. Villareal, AND G. LeMasters. Infant Origin of Childhood Asthma Associated with Specific Molds. JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology, 130(3):639-644, (2012).
Blanc, P., P. Quinlan, P. Katz, J. Balmes, L. Trupin, M. Cisternas, L. Wymer, AND S. Vesper. Higher environmental relative moldiness index values measured in homes of adults with asthma, rhinitis, or both conditions. ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH. Academic Press Incorporated, Orlando, FL, 122:98-101, (2013).
Bolanos-Rosero, B., D. Betancourt, T. Dean, AND S. Vesper. Pilot study of mold populations inside and outside of Puerto Rican residences. AEROBIOLOGIA. Springer, New York, NY, 29(4):537-543, (2013).
Johansson, E., T. Reponen, S. Vesper, L. Levin, J. Lockey, P. Ryan, D. Bernstein, M. Villareal, G. Khurana Hershey, C. Schaffer, AND G. LeMasters. Microbial content of household dust associated with exhaled NO in asthmatic children. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 59:141-147, (2013).
Kettleson, E., S. Kumar, T. Reponen, S. Vesper, D. Meheust, S. Grinshpun, AND A. Adhikari. Stenotrophomonas, Mycobacterium, and Streptomyces in home dust and air: associations with moldiness and other home/family characteristics. INDOOR AIR. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 23(5):387-396, (2013).
Vesper, S., C. Barnes, C. Ciaccio, A. Johanns, K. Kennedy, J. Murphy, A. Nunez-Alvarez, M. Sandel, AND P. Ashley. Higher Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) Values Measured in Homes of Asthmatic Children in Boston, Kansas City and San Diego. Journal of Asthma. Informa Healthcare, London, Uk, 50(2):155-161, (2013).
LYE, D. J., M. R. RODGERS, G. N. STELMA, S. J. VESPER, AND S. L. HAYES. CHARACTERIZATION OF AEROMONAS VIRULENCE USING AN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED MOUSE MODEL. CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY. Springer, New York, NY, 54(3):195-198, (2007).
Nonnenmann, M. W., G. Coronado, B. Thompson, W. C. Griffith, J. D. Hanson, S. J. VESPER, AND E. M. Faustman. Utilizing Pyrosequencing and Quantitative pCR to Characterize Fungal Populations among House Dust Samples. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, Uk, 14(8):2038-2043, (2012).
Murr, A. H., A. N. Goldberg, S. D. Pletcher, K. Dillehay, L. J. WYMER, AND S. J. VESPER. Some Chronic Rhinosinusitis Patients Have Significantly Elevated Populations of Seven Fungi in their Sinuses. The Laryngoscope. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 122(7):1438-1445, (2012).
VESPER, S. J., C. McKinstry, P. Ashley, D. Cox, AND G. Dewalt. Correlation between ERMI values and other moisture and mold assessments of homes in the American Healthy Home Survey. JOURNAL OF URBAN HEALTH: BULLETIN OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE. Oxford University Press, Cary, NC, 86(6):850-860, (2009).
Meheust, D., J. Gangneux, T. Reponen, L. Wymer, S. Vesper, AND P. Le Cann. Correlation between environmental relative moldiness index (ERMI) values in French dwellings and other measures of fungal contamination. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 438:319-324, (2012).
Thomas, G., N. C. Burton, C. Mueller, E. Page, AND S. J. VESPER. Comparison of Work-related Symptoms and Visual Contrast Sensitivity between Employees at a Severely Water-damaged School and a School without Significant Water Damage. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, 55(9):844-854, (2012).
Reponen, T., U. Singh, C. Schaffer, S. J. VESPER, E. Johansson, A. Adhikari, S. A. Grinshpun, R. Indugula, P. Ryan, L. Levin, AND G. LeMasters. VISUALLY OBSERVED MOLD AND MOLDY ODOR VERSUS QUANTITATIVELY MEASURED MICROBIAL EXPOSURE IN HOMES. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 408(22):5565-5574, (2010).
Reponen, T., S. J. VESPER, L. Levin, E. Johnson, P. Ryan, J. Burkle, S. A. Grinshpun, S. Zheng, D. I. Bernstein, J. Lockey, M. Villareal, G. K. Khurana Hershey, AND G. LeMasters. High environmental relative moldiness index during infancy as a predictor of asthma at 7 years of age. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , Arlington Heights, IL, 107(2):120-126, (2011).
VESPER, S. J., C. MCKINSTRY, C. YANG, R. A. HAUGLAND, C. M. MCKERCSMAR, I. YIKE, M. D. SCHLUCHTER, L. KIRCHNER, J. SOBOLEWSKI, T. M. ALLAN, AND D. G. DEARBORN. SPECIFIC MOLDS ASSOCIATED WITH ASTHMA IN WATER-DAMAGED HOMES. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 48(8):852-858, (2006).
VESPER, S. J. Traditional Mold Analysis Compared to a DNA-based Method of Mold Analysis with Applications in Asthmatics' Homes. CRITICAL REVIEWS IN MICROBIOLOGY. Informa Healthcare, London, Uk, 37(1):15-24, (2011).
Johansson, E., S. J. VESPER, L. Levin, G. LeMasters, S. Grinshpun, AND T. Reponen. Streptomycetes in house dust: associations with housing characteristics and endotoxin. INDOOR AIR. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 21(4):300-310, (2011).
MURR, A. W., A. N. GOLDBERG, AND S. J. VESPER. FUNGAL SPECIATION USING QUANTITATIVE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (QPCR) IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT CHRONIC RHINOSINUSITIS. The Laryngoscope. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 116(8):1342-1348, (2006).
Nayak, A. P., B. J. Green, E. Janotka, J. M. Hettick, S. Friend, S. J. VESPER, D. Schmechel, AND D. H. Beezhold. Monoclonal Antibodies to Hyphal Exoantigens Derived from the Opportunistic Pathogen Aspergillus terreus. CLINICAL AND VACCINE IMMUNOLOGY. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC, 18(9):1568-1576, (2011).
VESPER, S. J., J. Wakefield, P. Ashley, D. Cox, G. Dewalt, AND W. Friedman. Geographic Distribution of Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) in U.S. Homes. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 2011(Article ID 2424):1-11, (2011).
CHUNG, Y., N. HAYKAL-COATES, M. VIANA, L. B. COPELAND, S. J. VESPER, M. K. SELGRADE, AND M. D. WARD. DOSE-DEPENDENT ALLERGIC RESPONSES TO AN EXTRACT OF PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM IN BAL/C MICE. TOXICOLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 209(1):77-89, (2005).
WARD, M. D., Y. Chung, L. B. COPELAND, AND S. J. VESPER. Differential allergy induction by molds found in water-damaged homes**. Presented at Indoor Air, Austin, TX, June 05 - 10, 2011.
WARD, M. D., D. W. Chung, Y. Joo, L. B. COPELAND, C. M. PUCHEU-HASTON, AND S. J. VESPER. Differential Allergy Induction by Molds Found in Water-Damaged Homes. Presented at Indoor Air Conference, Washington, DC, June 05 - 10, 2011.
Van Emon, J M., A W. Reed, I. Yike, AND S J. Vesper. ELISA MEASUREMENT OF STACHYLYSIN (TM) IN SERUM TO QUANTIFY HUMAN EXPOSURES TO THE INDOOR MOLD STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 45(6):582-591, (2003).
HAYES, S. L., D. J. LYE, C. A. McKinstry, AND S. J. VESPER. <I>Aeromonas caviae</I> strain induces Th1 cytokine response in mouse intestinal tract. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY. NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada, 56(1):27-31, (2010).
WARD, M. D., Y. CHUNG, L. B. COPELAND, C. M. PUCHEU-HASTON, AND S. J. VESPER. The Allergenic Potential of Molds Found in Water-Damaged Homes*. Presented at Society of Toxicology 49th Annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 07 - 11, 2010.
VESPER, S. J., W. Wong, M. Kuo, AND D. L. Pierson. Mold Species in Dust from the International Space Station Identified and Quantified by Mold Specific Quantitative PCR. Research in Microbiology. ELSEVIER, AMSTERDAM, Holland, 159(6):432-435, (2008).
HAYES, S. L., M. Waltmann, M. J. DONOHUE, D. J. LYE, AND S. J. VESPER. Predicting Virulence of Aeromonas Isolates Based-on Changes in Transcription of c-jun and c-fos in Human Tissue Culture Cells. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 107(3):964-969, (2009).
VESPER, S. J., C. McKinstry, K. D. BRADHAM, P. Ashley, D. Cox, G. Dewalt, AND K. Lin. Screening Tools to Estimate Mold Burdens in Homes. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 51(1):80-86, (2009).
VESPER, S. J., C. MCKINSTRY, P. ASHLEY, R. A. HAUGLAND, K. YEATTS, K. D. BRADHAM, AND E. R. SVENDSEN. QUANTITATIVE PCR ANALYSIS OF MOLDS IN THE DUST FROM HOMES OF ASTHMATIC CHILDREN IN NORTH CAROLINA. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, Uk, 9(8):826-830, (2007).
VESPER, S. J., C. McKinstrey, C. Hartmann, M. Neace, S. Yoder, AND A. Vesper. Quantifying Fungal Viability in Air and Water Samples using Quantitative PCR after Treatment with Propidium Monoazide (PMA). JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 72(2):180-184, (2008).
VESPER, S. J., M. E. ROGERS, A. N. NEELY, AND R. A. HAUGLAND. OPPORTUNISTIC ASPERGILLUS PATHOGENS MEASURED IN HOME AND HOSPITAL TAP WATER BY MOLD SPECIFIC QUANTITATIVE PCR (MSQPCR). Charles P. Gerber (ed.), JOURNAL OF WATER AND HEALTH. IWA Publishing, London, Uk, 5(3):427-431, (2007).
VESPER, S. J., C. MCKINSTRY, R. A. HAUGLAND, L. J. WYMER, K. D. BRADHAM, P. ASHLEY, D. COX, G. DEWALT, AND W. FRIEDMAN. DEVELOPMENT OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX FOR US HOMES. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 49(8):829-833, (2007).
VESPER, S. J., C. McKinstry, R. A. HAUGLAND, L. M. NEAS, E. E. HUDGENS, B. HEIDENFELDER, AND J. GALLAGHER. Use of (1-3)-β-D-glucan Concentrations in Dust as a Surrogate Method for Estimating Specific Mold Exposures. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 394(1):192-196, (2008).
Neely, A. N., V J. Gallardo, E F. Barth, R A. Haugland, G. D. Warden, AND S J. Vesper. RAPID MONITORING BY QPCR FOR PATHOGENIC ASPERGILLUS DURING CARPET REMOVAL FROM A HOSPITAL. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 25(4):350-352, (2004).
VESPER, S. J., W. Wong, C. M. Kuo, AND D. L. Pierson. Mold Species in Dust from the International Space Station Identified and Quantified by Mold Specific Quantitative PCR - MCEARD. Research in Microbiology. ELSEVIER, AMSTERDAM, Holland, 159(6):432-435, (2008).
HAUGLAND, R. A. AND S. J. VESPER. GENETIC-BASED ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR BACTERIA AND FUNGI. Chapter 7, C.S. Yang and P. Heinsohn (ed.), Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Micoorganisms. John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, New York, NY, , 133-152, (2007).
VESPER, S. J. DEVELOPING THE ERMI © - "EPA RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX" - BASED ON MOLD-SPECIFIC QUANTITATIVE PCR (MSQPCR). SYNERGIST. American Industrial Hygiene Association, 39-43, (2006).
Van Emon, J M., A W. Reed, I. Yike, AND S J. Vesper. ELISA MEASUREMENT OF STACHYLYSIN IN SERUM TO QUANTIFY HUMAN EXPOSURES TO THE INDOOR MOLD STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 45(6):582-591, (2003).
VESPER, S. J., C. MCKINSTRY, R. A. HAUGLAND, L. M. NEAS, E. E. HUDGENS, B. HEIDENFELDER, AND J. E. GALLAGHER. HIGHER ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX (ERMI<SUP>SM</SUP>) VALUES MEASURED IN DETROIT HOMES OF SEVERELY ASTHMATIC CHILDREN. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 394(1):192-196, (2008).
DAVIS-HOOVER, W. J. AND S. J. VESPER. Slow-Releasing Oxygen Source. Presented at The World's Best Technologies Conference, Dallas, TX, May 14 - 15, 2008.
VESPER, S. J., C. MCKINSTRY, R. A. HAUGLAND, Y. IOSSIFOVA, G. LEMASTERS, L. LEVIN, G. K. HERSHEY, M. VILLAREAL, D. I. BERNSTEIN, J. LOCKEY, AND T. REPONEN. RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX© AS PREDICTOR OF CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY ILLNESS. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology . Nature Publishing Group, London, Uk, 17(1):88-94, (2007).
MEKLIN, T., T. REPONEN, C. MCKINSTRY, S. CHO, S. A. GRINSHPUN, A. NEVALAINEN, A. VEPSALAINEN, R. A. HAUGLAND, G. LEMASTERS, AND S. J. VESPER. COMPARISON OF MOLD CONCENTRATIONS IN INDOOR AND OUTDOOR AIR SAMPLED SIMULTANEOUSLY AND THEN QUANTIFIED BY MSQPCR. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 382(1):130-134, (2007).
VESPER, S. J. AND R. A. HAUGLAND. QUANTITATIVE PCR ANALYSIS OF WATERBORNE LEGIONELLA SPECIES. Presented at 2007 Clean Water Summit, Cincinnati, OH, September 05 - 06, 2007.
VESPER, S. J. DNA BASED METHOD OF MOLD AND APPLYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX (ERMI) IN DOD FACILITIES. Presented at DoD Seminar - Force Health Protection Conference, Louisville, KY, August 07, 2007.
VESPER, S. J. DNA BASED METHOD OF MOLD AND APPLYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX (ERMI). Presented at NASA Seminar, Cincinnati, OH, July 12, 2007.
VESPER, S. J. UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX (ERMI)<SUP>SM</SUP> IN DOD FACILITIES. Presented at 2007 DoD 10th Annual Force Health Protection, Louisville, KY, August 07 - 10, 2007.
VESPER, S. J. UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING ENVIRONMENTAL RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX - ERMI. Presented at National EPA-Tribal Science Council Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 03, 2007.
Haugland, R A., T Meklin, M Varma, L Wymer, AND S J. Vesper. METHODS TO CLASSIFY ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES BASED ON MOLD ANALYSES BY QPCR. 5th International Conference on Bioaerosols, Fungi, Bacteria, Mycotoxins and Human Health, Saratoga Springs, NY, September 10 - 12, 2003. E. Johanning (ed.), Boyd Printing Company (B Print Services, Inc.), Albany, NY, 327-334, (2005).
CHUNG, Y., N. HAYKAL-COATES, M. E. VIANA, L. B. COPELAND, S. J. VESPER, M. K. SELGRADE, AND M. D. WARD. DOSE-DEPENDENT ALLERGIC RESPONSES TO AN EXTRACT OF PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM IN BALB/MICE. TOXICOLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 209(1):77-89, (2005).
BRADMAN, K., R. HIGHSMITH, L. S. SHELDON, S. L. HARPER, S. J. VESPER, M. MEDINA-VERA, R. C. FORTMANN, E. A. COPPEDGE, C. W. CROGHAN, W. FRIEDMAN, E. PINZER, P. ASHLEY, D. COX, AND G. DEWALT. AMERICAN HEALTH HOME SURVEY: A NATIONAL STUDY OF RESIDENTIAL RELATED HAZARDS. Presented at International Society for Exposure Analysis Conference, Paris, FRANCE, September 02 - 06, 2006.
BRADHAM, K. D., R. HIGHSMITH, L. S. SHELDON, D. M. STOUT, S. L. HARPER, S. J. VESPER, P. A. JONES, M. MEDINA-VERA, R. C. FORTMANN, E. A. COPPEDGE, C. W. CROGHAN, W. FRIEDMAN, E. PINZER, P. ASHLEY, D. COX, AND G. DEWALT. AMERICAN HEALTHY HOMES SURVEY: A NATIONAL STUDY OF RESIDENTIAL RELATED HAZARDS. Presented at ISEA/ISEE 2006, Paris, FRANCE, September 02 - 06, 2006.
Kahane, D., M. McGinnis, S J. Vesper, AND R A. Haugland. COMPARISON OF GENETIC METHODS TO OPTICAL METHODS IN THE IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF MOLD IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT -- COMPARISON OF TAQMAN AND MICROSCOPIC ANALYSIS OF CLADOSPORIUM SPORES RETRIEVED FROM ZEFON AIR-O-CELL TRACES. Presented at Indoor Air 2002, The 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Monterey, CA, June 30-July 5, 2002.
Li, D., R. A. Haughland, S J. Vesper, AND C. S. Yang. IS YOUR STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM A GENUINE S. CHARTARUM? Presented at Indoor Air 2002, The 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Monterey, CA, June 30-July 5, 2002.
Haugland, R A., T Meklin, M Varma, L J. Wymer, D. G. Dearborn, I. Yike, AND S J. Vesper. METHOD TO CLASSIFY ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES BASED ON MOLD ANALYSES BY QPCR. Presented at Bioaerosols Meeting, Saratoga, NY, September 10-12, 2003.
Vesper, S J. A REVOLUTION IN MOLD IDENTIFICATION AND ENUMERATION. Presented at Building Environment Council of Ohio Spring Conference, Columbus, OH, April 10, 2003.
Rodgers, M R., S J. Vesper, AND D Lye. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY - DETERMINATION OF BACTERIAL VIRULENCE USING ANIMAL MODELS AND MICROARRAY TECHNOLOGY. Presented at Science Forum 2003, Washington, DC, May 5-7, 2003.
Haugland, R A. AND S J. Vesper. NEW LABORATORY METHODS - DNA IMMUNOLOGY. Presented at Expert Indoor Mycology Workshop, Asilomar, CA, July 31, 2003.
Brinkman, N, R A. Haugland, J Santo Domingo, AND S J. Vesper. DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION OF PATHOGENIC CANDIDA SPECIES IN WATER USING FLOW CYTOMETRY COUPLED WITH TAQMAN PCR. Presented at American Society for Microbiology, Orlando, FL, May 20-24, 2000.
Vesper, S J. POSSIBLE ROLE OF FUNGAL HEMOLYSINS IN SICK BUILDING SYNDROME. Presented at National Institute of Building Sciences Symposium: Mold, Moisture, Misery and Money plus Myth, San Diego, CA, October 30-31, 2004.
Haugland, R A., S J. Vesper, AND L J. Wymer. A RAPID METHOD FOR THE EXTRACTION OF FUNGAL DNA FROM ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES: EVALUATION IN THE QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF MEMNONIELLA ECHINATA CONIDIA USING REAL TIME DETECTION OF PCR PRODUCTS. Presented at Mycologcal Society of American Annual Meeting, Burlington, VT, July 29-August 3, 2000.
Frederick, R, E J. Furtaw Jr., R A. Haugland, K. Hudnell, L. Kolb, M Y. Menetrez, B. Macler, M K. Selgrade, J A. Shoemaker, J M. Van Emon, S J. Vesper, M. W. Ward, AND L J. Wymer. EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO INDOOR MOLDS. Presented at EPA Science Forum 2004, Washington, DC, June 1-3, 2004.
Stelma Jr., G N. AND S J. Vesper. ORD/NERL CURRENT VRARS RESEARCH. Presented at Drinking Water Progress Review, Washington, DC, March 2, 2004.
Vesper, S J. MOLD SPECIFIC QUANTITATIVE PCR FOR RAPID IDENTIFICATION AND ENUMERATION. Presented at 7th Annual Army Force Health Protection (FHP) Confernce, Albuquerque, NM, August 6-12, 2004.
Vesper, S J. AND R A. Haugland. RAPID IDENTIFICATION AND QUANTIFICATION OF FUNGI. Presented at Science Forum 2002, Washington, DC, May 1-2, 2002.
Stelma Jr., G N., S J. Vesper, S L. Hayes, D J. Lye, M J. Donohue, AND M R. Rodgers. CURRENT VFARS ONGOING RESEARCH AND WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE TO EVALUATE THE VFARS CONCEPT AND DETERMINE ITS FEASIBILITY. Presented at Water Quality Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 14-18, 2004.
Van Emon, J M. AND S J. Vesper. ELISA MEASUREMENT FOR STACHYLYSIN. Presented at American Society for Testing Materials, Boulder, CO, July 25-30, 2004.
Vesper, S J. STANDARDIZED MOLD IDENTIFICATION AND ENUMERATION. Presented at ASTM International Conference, Boulder, CO, July 25-30, 2004.
Vesper, S J. THE CHALLENGE OF MOLDS FOR THE U.S. ARMY. Presented at 7th Annual Air Force Health Protection Conference, Albuquerque, NM, August 6-12, 2004.
Vesper, S J., R A. Haugland, D. G. Dearborn, AND W. G. Sorenson. CHARACTERIZATION OF STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM STRAINS FROM THE CLEVELAND PULMONARY HEMOSIDEROSIS OUTBREAK. Presented at 1999 ASM Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 30-June 3, 1999.
VESPER, S. J. DEVELOPMENT OF THE EPA RELATIVE MOLDINESS INDEX© AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO HEALTH. Presented at ASTM Conference, Boulder, CT, July 24 - 26, 2006.
SCHMECHEL, D., B. J. GREEN, F. M. BLACHERE, S. J. VESPER, AND D. BEEZHOLD. INITIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AGAINST THE FUNGAL HEMOLYSIN STACHYLYSIN FROM STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Miami, FL, March 03 - 06, 2006.