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Table 3 Description of mold index developed to describe mold growth in wood[77]

From: The effects of indoor environmental exposures on pediatric asthma: a discrete event simulation model

Mold index (M)   Mold growth description
0 No growth
1 Some growth detected only with microscopy
2 Moderate growth detected with microscopy (coverage more than 10%)
3 Some growth detected visually
4 Visually detected coverage more than 10%
5 Visually detected coverage more than 50%
6 Visually detected coverage 100%