Below, you will find some of the allergens that we test for in our office. We have specified what the various mixes contain. If you would like further information, please click the link. A new window will open with information supplied by Wikipedia.
Grass Mix: Kentucky Bluegrass, Orchard Grass, Redtop, Timothy, Sweet Vernal Grass
Ragweed Mix: Giant, Short
English Plantain: Common lawn weed
Weed Mix: Common Cocklebur, Lamb's Quarters, Rough Redroot Pigweed, Yellow Dock, Sheep Sorrel
Tree Mix: Alder, Ash, Elm, Beech, Birch, Maple, Hickory, Oak, Poplar, Sycamore
Pine Mix: Eastern White
Goldenrod: Commonly found growing near ragweed.
Alternaria: Common allergenic mold, grows on plants and plant material, easily made air-borne, released by the wind during dry periods.
Aspergillus: Common soil fungus, released by the wind during dry periods, will grow on almost any substrate, frequently found on damp hay, grain, sausage, and fruits, commonly cultured from houses, especially basements, crawl spaces, and bedding.
Helminthosporium: Common field fungus, parasite on cereal grain plants such as com, wheat, oats, and rye, released by the wind during dry periods.
Cladosporioides: Common fungus that is usually associated with plants, wood products, and leather goods; the spores are easily made airborne and as such are a common cause of respiratory problems.
Penicillium: Commonly a soil inhabitant which grows readily on fruits, breads, cheeses, and other foods; Mutant strains of Penicillium are utilized to produce the antibiotic Penicillin.
Fusarium: Common field fungus, parasite on green plants such as peas, beans, cotton, tomatoes, com, sweet potatoes, melons and rice, also saprophytic on decaying plants, loosened during wet periods and dispersed by raindrops.
Pullularia: Normally in soil, also decaying vegetation, plants and caulking compounds, outdoors loosened during wet periods and dispersed by raindrops.
Dust Mites: Dust mites are too small to be seen but are found in every home.  Dust mites live in mattresses, pillows, carpets, fabric-covered furniture, bedcovers, clothes and stuffed toys.
Dogs, Cats: Your pet's skin flakes, urine, and saliva can be asthma triggers. Keep pets out of the bedroom and other sleeping areas at all times, and keep the door closed.