Bioaerosols  book cover
1st Edition


ISBN 9780873717243
Published February 22, 1995 by CRC Press
332 Pages

USD $290.00

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Book Description

Written by an illustrious group of experts in microbiology and aerobiology, Bioaerosols brings together current information on the nature and health effects of bioaerosol-related problems. The book presents up-to-date coverage of methods for sampling and analysis, as well as various approaches to the investigation of health problems caused by exposure to biological contaminants in indoor air. Its comprehensive treatment of the various aspects of this subject makes it a valuable reference for industrial hygienists, public health officials and researchers, and physicians interested in environmentally caused disease.

Table of Contents

Bioaerosol Investigations, H.A. Burge
Airborne Contagious Disease, H.A. Burge
Legionella Ecology, C. Fliermans
Endotoxin, D. Milton
Fungi, E. Levetin
The Potential Impact on Human Health from Free-Living Amebae in the Indoor Environment, R. Tyndall and A.A. Vass
Allergens of Arthropods and Birds, S.P. Squillace
Mammalian Aeroallergens, C. Luczynska
The Outdoor Aerosol, M. Muilenberg
Bioaerosol-Induced Hypersensitivity Diseases, C. Cookingham and W. Solomon
Analytical Methods: Immunoassays, M. Chapman
Sampling and Analysis of Biological Volatile Organic Compounds, S. Batterman
Biostatistics and Bioaerosols, L. Eudey, H.J. Su, and H.A. Burge

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"If you are a facilities manager, an industrial hygienist, an occupational physician, a municipal or state health official, an architect, an environmental consultant, a teacher, [or] an HVAC engineer, you will find this informative and concisely written book beneficial."
--John D. Spengler, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health