HERTSMI-2 Score Calculation
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*Mycometrics is providing the following information for your convenience, but we cannot provide further information concerning your HERTSMI results or the HERTSMI-2 score. Please consult with your health practitioner.
A point system is used where a point (0, 4, 6, or 10) is assigned to each of the mold species by correlating the quantity of Spore E./mg indicated on the report to the point range listed below.
For your convenience, please input the amount of Spore E./mg for each of the five species from your report to the table below in order to have your HERTSMI-2 score calculated automatically by our calculator.
Interpretation of HERTSMI-2 Score:<11 Statistically safe for re-entry for those with CIRS.11-15 Borderline; Clean first and then re-test before re-entry.>15 Dangerous for those with CIRS. Do not enter.
Disclaimer:*HERTSMI-2 is a building index. We cannot provide guarantees that HERTSMI-2 scores under 11 are safe. To date, they have been but we must not forget that some individuals are extremely susceptible to inflammation from exposure to Water-Damaged Building. No one HERTSMI-2 can possibly show all areas of a given building.*HERTSMI-2 does not replace careful observation of symptoms and lab results obtained following re-exposure.
Reference: Surviving Mold (2014), HERTSMI-2. [Accessed 24 May 2017]