The Asthma Center in the News: “Allergy Alert: Ragweed is Surging”

 

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August 21, 2017

As published on philly.com by Joseph A. Gambardello

 

 

 

Ragweed pollen, the main trigger of fall allergies, is starting to have an impact in the Philadelphia area, the Asthma Center reports.

Donald J. Dvorin, the Asthma Center allergist who is the region’s official pollen counter, issued a ragweed pollen alert after the allergen surged to high levels Monday.

 

As our Tony Wood reported earlier this month, the region is in for an explosion of ragweed pollen following a summer of higher than usual amounts of rain.

While ragweed levels are now high, mold spores remain the predominant allergen and were very high on Monday, Dvorin said. Cladosporium, a genus of fungi, is the predominant mold.

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POLLEN COUNT - Pollen Counts are "Off for the Winter" (Back Early March 2018)
Trees:Not Seen
Grass:Not Seen
Ragweed:Not Seen
Other Weeds:Not Seen
Mold Spores:Not Seen
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Pollen, Ragweed & Mold Spore Counts will Return in the Spring of 2018
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