Pollen Count Collection

Pollen and mold research data is the sole property of The Asthma Center and cannot be reproduced, used commercially (e.g. clinical trials), or redistributed for any reason without written permission from The Asthma Center.

Volumetric air sampling is performed by the Burkard Spore Trap Device. Sampling is obtained by a 24-hour period. This service is supported by The Asthma Center Education and Research Fund.

Please see below information regarding interpretation of pollen & mold spore counts. Please keep this information throughout the season to help in interpreting future pollen & mold spore counts.

The Pollen and Mold Spore Count interpretations for “Symptom Correlation” indicate the level of symptom discomfort for most allergy sufferers. However, some very sensitive individuals may have considerable symptoms even with low pollen and mold spore counts while mildly allergic individuals may not suffer greatly, even with high pollen and mold spore counts. Further, individuals receiving allergy treatment often experience fewer symptoms than they might otherwise, even with elevated pollen and mold spore counts.

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Pollen Interpretation

Quantitative Count

Qualitative Count

Symptom Correlation

0-5.0

Very Low

Minimal Symptoms

5.1-10.0

Low

Mild to Moderate Symptoms for those exquisitely sensitive

10.1-30.0

Moderate

Moderate Symptoms

30.1-60.0

High

Moderate to Severe Symptoms

60.1 & Above

Very High

Moderate to Severe Symptoms

Trees 1000 & Above

Extreme

Severe Symptoms

Grasses 100 & Above

Extreme

Severe Symptoms

Weeds (Excl. Ragweed) 100 & Above

Extreme

Severe Symptoms

Ragweed 100 & Above

Extreme

Severe Symptoms

Mold Spore Interpretation

Quantitative Count

Qualitative Count

Symptom Correlation

0-300

Very Low

Minimal Symptoms

300.1-600.0

Low

Mild to Moderate Symptoms for those exquisitely sensitive

600.1-1000.0

Moderate

Moderate Symptoms

1000.1-2500.0

High

Moderate to Severe Symptoms

2500.1 & Above

Very High

Moderate to Severe Symptoms

7000 & Above

Extreme

Severe Symptoms

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POLLEN COUNT - July 21, 2017
Trees:Not Seen
Grass:Very Low
Ragweed:Not Seen
Other Weeds:Moderate
Mold Spores:Very High
Predominant
allergen(s):
Outdoor Mold Spores
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