David C Straus

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Respirable trichothecene mycotoxins can be demonstrated in the air of Stachybotrys chartarum-contaminated buildings
    David C Straus
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:760; author reply 767-8. 2006
  2. pmc Growth and Mycotoxin Production by Chaetomium globosum Is Favored in a Neutral pH
    Matthew R Fogle
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 3601 4th Street Mail stop 6591 Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Int J Mol Sci 9:2357-65. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The possible role of fungal contamination in sick building syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 3:562-80. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Molds, mycotoxins, and sick building syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:617-35. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on the role of fungi in Sick Building Syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:475-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Mold contamination and air handling units
    Stephen C Wilson
    Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:483-91. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of trichothecene mycotoxins in sera from individuals exposed to Stachybotrys chartarum in indoor environments
    Trevor L Brasel
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:317-23. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Culturability and toxicity of sick building syndrome-related fungi over time
    Stephen C Wilson
    Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Health Sciences Center Texas Tech University, 3601 4th St, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:500-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Protein translation inhibition by Stachybotrys chartarum conidia with and without the mycotoxin containing polysaccharide matrix
    Enusha Karunasena
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Mycopathologia 158:87-97. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Detection of macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin in a caprine (goat) tracheal instillation model
    Robert C Layton
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:693-701. 2009

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Respirable trichothecene mycotoxins can be demonstrated in the air of Stachybotrys chartarum-contaminated buildings
    David C Straus
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:760; author reply 767-8. 2006
  2. pmc Growth and Mycotoxin Production by Chaetomium globosum Is Favored in a Neutral pH
    Matthew R Fogle
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 3601 4th Street Mail stop 6591 Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Int J Mol Sci 9:2357-65. 2008
    ..3 to 9.4 with optimal growth and chaetoglobosin C production occurring at a neutral pH. In addition, our results show that sporulation is favored in an acidic environment...
  3. ncbi request reprint The possible role of fungal contamination in sick building syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 3:562-80. 2011
    ..Finally, we showed that the macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxins (MTM) produced by Stachybotrys chartarum (SC) are detectable in experimental animals soon after exposure and we described the dynamics of MTM tissue loading...
  4. doi request reprint Molds, mycotoxins, and sick building syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:617-35. 2009
    ..This last study was done with enough mold exposed individuals to allow for the statistical significance of SC exposure to be evaluated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on the role of fungi in Sick Building Syndrome
    David C Straus
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:475-8. 2003
    ..The authors describe 2 case studies, and other experimentation, that have investigated the role of fungi in the occurrence of Sick Building Syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mold contamination and air handling units
    Stephen C Wilson
    Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:483-91. 2007
    ..A suggested microbial sampling protocol including interpretations of sample results is presented...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of trichothecene mycotoxins in sera from individuals exposed to Stachybotrys chartarum in indoor environments
    Trevor L Brasel
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:317-23. 2004
    ..Data from this study suggest that trichothecene mycotoxins can be demonstrated in the tissues of certain individuals exposed to S. chartarum in contaminated buildings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Culturability and toxicity of sick building syndrome-related fungi over time
    Stephen C Wilson
    Center for Indoor Air Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Health Sciences Center Texas Tech University, 3601 4th St, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:500-4. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Protein translation inhibition by Stachybotrys chartarum conidia with and without the mycotoxin containing polysaccharide matrix
    Enusha Karunasena
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Mycopathologia 158:87-97. 2004
    ..These results suggest that satratoxins are soluble in aqueous solutions without being bound to water-soluble moieties, such as the carbohydrate slime matrix...
  10. doi request reprint Detection of macrocyclic trichothecene mycotoxin in a caprine (goat) tracheal instillation model
    Robert C Layton
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:693-701. 2009
    ..Results showed that MTMs are detectable in experimental animals soon after challenge and contribute to the understanding of the role of these mycotoxins in the disease process following mold exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Growth and mycotoxin production by Chaetomium globosum
    Matthew R Fogle
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Mail stop 6591, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Mycopathologia 164:49-56. 2007
    ..globosum were the highest on OA. Out of 30 C. globosum isolates cultured on OA for 4 weeks, 16 produced detectable amounts of chaetoglobosin A and every isolate produced chaetoglobosin C...
  12. ncbi request reprint The roles of Penicillium and Aspergillus in sick building syndrome
    Christopher J Schwab
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    Adv Appl Microbiol 55:215-38. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Characterization of exposure to low levels of viable Penicillium chrysogenum conidia and allergic sensitization induced by a protease allergen extract from viable P. Chrysogenum conidia in mice
    Christopher J Schwab
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock 79430, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 130:200-8. 2003
    ..Chrysogenum conidia would not develop allergic symptoms. We also hypothesized that the symptoms induced by high numbers of conidia were the result of sensitization to allergens released by the conidia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening Mexicans for psychosocial and behavioral problems during pediatric consultation
    Marie A Leiner
    Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, Texas, USA
    Rev Invest Clin 59:116-23. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Building-associated neurological damage modeled in human cells: a mechanism of neurotoxic effects by exposure to mycotoxins in the indoor environment
    Enusha Karunasena
    Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Mycopathologia 170:377-90. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the type and number of microorganisms and concentration of endotoxin in the air of feedyards in the Southern High Plains
    Charles W Purdy
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, 2300 Experiment Rd, Bushland, TX 79012, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:45-52. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint 'Mycotoxin identification in moldy dwellings'
    Matthew R Fogle
    J Appl Toxicol 27:198; author reply 199. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Virulence of fungal spores determined by tracheal inoculation of goats following inhalation of aerosolized sterile feedyard dust
    Charles W Purdy
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, 2300 Experiment Rd, PO Drawer 10, Bushland, TX 79012, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:615-22. 2005
    ..To compare the virulence of spores of 7 fungi by tracheal inoculation of goats following exposure of goats to an aerosol of sterilized feedyard dust. Animals-54 weanling Boer-Spanish goats...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diversity of Salmonella serovars in feedyard and nonfeedyard playas of the Southern High Plains in the summer and winter
    Charles W Purdy
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, 2300 Experiment Rd, Bushland, TX 79012, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:40-4. 2004
    ..To compare Salmonella isolates cultured from feedyard and nonfeedyard (control) playas (ie, temporary shallow lakes) of the Southern High Plains...