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Bioaerosol Sampling and Analytical Techniques

A Monograph of the ACGIH(R) Air Sampling Instruments Committee

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This monograph will be included in a future ACGIH® Signature Publication that will be entitled: Air Sampling Technologies: Principles and Applications. It informs those with an interest in airborne biological particles of recent developments in both analytical techniques and bioaerosol sampling equipment. New immuno- and genomic assays that have expanded our analytical abilities are explained. Newer disposable cassette impactors (for direct microscopic analysis), electrostatic precipitator samplers, as well as bio-defense instruments, are described. The advantages and limitations of surface sampling techniques such as swabs and tape-lifts are also discussed. Field technicians, analytical laboratories, building managers, and other indoor-air practitioners will all find useful information in this update on bioaerosol sampling.

This document is fully protected by copyright and no part of it may be reproduced in any form or by any means graphic, electronic, or mechanical including photocopying, recording, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems without written permission from ACGIH ®, 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240-1634.
ISBN: 978-1-607260-18-9

Product Details:

Product ID: ASI21
Publication Year: 2009
Page length: 24 pages