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Aspergillus flavus
mold

How To Find Mold In Your House

Hello again, Last month we talked about testing of patients for mycotoxins (LINK). In this installment I wanted to discuss home/office/school testing which is an important part of the patient puzzle. For a lot of patients, finding the source of exposure can be much trickier than measuring mycotoxins in the urine. One reason is that

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Portal Update

Hello everyone,      Well this post is not the most exciting, but it’s a necessary process.  Here at RTL we are striving to produce accurate, fast, and affordable testing.  In this regard we are updating how we are distributing our results to our clients.  We have been working with a third-party programming company to

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Mold Spores
mold

Mold Never Sleeps

By: Matt Pratt-Hyatt, PhD Hello everyone,      Welcome back to the RTL blog. I know it is a trying time for all of us with the coronavirus pandemic. However, mold induced illness and other illnesses aren’t taking a break while we are concerned about COVID-19. The staff here at RTL are looking to help

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North Dallas Lab Pivots to Provide COVID-19 Testing to Area Hospitals and Doctors

Carrollton, Texas, April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — RealTime Laboratories, Inc. performs tests for hospitals and doctors throughout the country and around the world. Generally focused on detecting exposure to toxins and fungal pathogens, the company found itself in a position to help in the war on COVID-19.  According to CEO, Dave Murcott, “We had capacity

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HC-AZ Combo for COVID-19: Suggested Protocol

Do not proceed with any medical treatment without first seeking guidance of a medical professional. Recommended dosing: Hydroxychloroquine (HC) 200 mg po TID for 5 days Azithromycin (AZ) 500 mg po day 1 and then 250 mg po days 2 – 5 Who should be treated: All COVID-19 positive patients Regardless of symptoms Not necessary

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Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) SARS-CoV-2 Test

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) SARS-CoV-2 Test Patients, you must contact your physician to order Coronavirus COVID-19 testing. RealTime Laboratories, Inc. will not see patients at our facility or collect samples on site. For healthcare providers, we are experiencing an increased call volume in Client Services. For non-urgent inquiries, such as supply orders, setting up a

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Matt Pratt Hyatt
Health

Hello Everyone

Matt Pratt-Hyatt Vice President Business and Product Development             Let me introduce myself for those that don’t know me yet.  I’m Matt Pratt-Hyatt and I’m the new Vice President for Product and Business Development at Real Time Labs (RTL).  Let me say, I am excited about this new opportunity, but I will get into that in

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Gray Molds
Health

Can Mold Kill You?

Often times, when clients ask us this question, they’re not actually inquiring about the dangerous mold strains like Aspergillus fumigatus or Candida auris that have been known to cause serious (sometimes even fatal) fungal infections, especially in immunocompromised people. What they really want to know is whether or not household mold—that is, the stuff they

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Mold on Wall
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Can Mold Cause Headaches?

How frequently do you get headaches? Are they a rare inconvenience that you sometimes contend with when you’ve spent too much time staring at your computer screen? Or are they a frequent issue that just seems to “act up” with little rhyme or reason? At RealTime Laboratories, one question we sometimes get from clients is,

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Stachybotrys chartarum
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Mold Exposure Symptoms – Testing and Detection

When people hear about mold-related illnesses, they generally visualize someone retching after coming in contact with bread or fruit that’s sprouted blue fuzz. However, tainted food isn’t the only way for nasty fungus cause harm. Although most of the over 100,000 species of mold on Earth are relatively harmless, certain types of mold produce dangerous

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