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Category Press Release
Publish Date 2/28/2014
Author Christina Puggi
Title California Testing Labs Help Classify Indoor Allergen Problems
Introduction LA Testing provides testing for indoor allergens for dog, cat, cockroach, rat, mice and dust mite allergens.


South Pasadena, CA, February 28th, 2014

LA Testing, a division of EMSL Analytical, Inc., now offers testing for indoor allergens for dog, cat, cockroach, rat, mice and dust mite allergens at the South Pasadena, California laboratory.

Allergens in homes, schools and places of business impact millions of people each year. According to published medical reports, one out of every five Americans suffers from allergies. Pet owners are subjected to higher rates of indoor air quality issues as allergens remain in the air, surfaces and fabrics for longer periods of time.

Allergies are tough to escape and seem to have an increasing effect on people despite age or geographical location,” said Dr. Jason Dobranic, Vice President of Microbiology at LA Testing. “They can be triggered by many factors at any time. The first step to ultimately reduce allergies and symptoms is to determine your environmental exposure by lab testing.”

Allergic reactions occur after repeated exposure to a specific biological allergen. A reaction may occur immediately upon re-exposure or after multiple exposures over time. As a result, people who have noticed only mild allergic reactions, or no reactions at all in the past, may find themselves very sensitive to specific allergens.

“Our laboratories work hard to provide accurate and rapid results throughout the entire state of California,” said Dr. Dobranic. “With proper testing, people can eliminate some of the most common biological contaminants found in homes and buildings that cause allergies.”

To learn more about testing for allergens or other indoor air quality concerns, please visit www.LATesting.com, email info@LATesting.com or call (800) 755-1794.

About LA Testing and EMSL Analytical, Inc.

LA Testing and EMSL Analytical are providers of indoor air quality, environmental and material testing services and products to professionals and the general public. The companies have an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies. LA Testing has laboratories throughout California to service commercial clients, government agencies and the general public.