Most of the information in this article comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For additional information about mold from the CDC access their web pages which are located at www.cdc.gov/health/mold.html
In summary, Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds may cause health symptoms that are nonspecific. At present there is no test that proves an association between Stachybotrys chartarum and particular health symptoms. Individuals with persistent symptoms should see their physician. However, if Stachybotrys chartarum or other molds are found in a building, prudent practice recommends that they be removed. Use the simplest and most expedient method that properly and safely removes mold.