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Particle Image Velocimetry of Human Cough
Cough generated infectious aerosols are of interest while developing strategies for the mitigation of disease risks ranging from the common cold to SARS. In this work, the velocity field of humanExpand
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The ecology of microscopic life in household dust
We spend the majority of our lives indoors; yet, we currently lack a comprehensive understanding of how the microbial communities found in homes vary across broad geographical regions and whatExpand
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Effects of Relative Humidity on the Ultraviolet Induced Inactivation of Airborne Bacteria
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) as an engineering control against infectious bioaerosols necessitates a clear understanding of environmental effects on inactivation rates. The response ofExpand
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Source apportionment of exposures to volatile organic compounds. I. Evaluation of receptor models using simulated exposure data
Four receptor-oriented source apportionment models were evaluated by applying them to simulated personal exposure data for select volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that were generated by Monte CarloExpand
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Environmental tobacco smoke particles in multizone indoor environments
Abstract Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is a major source of human exposure to airborne particles. To better understand the factors that affect exposure, and to investigate the potentialExpand
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Evaluation of a Methodology for Quantifying the Effect of Room Air Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation on Airborne Bacteria
As a result of the recent resurgence in tuberculosis (TB) and the increasing incidence of multidrug-resistant TB, there has been renewed interest in engineering controls to reduce the spread of TBExpand
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Particle size distributions and concentrations of airborne endotoxin using novel collection methods in homes during the winter and summer seasons.
UNLABELLED A comparison study of novel collection methods for airborne bacteria and endotoxin was performed in an environmentally controlled chamber and in pilot-field studies. Airborne particulateExpand
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Efficacy of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation of upper-room air in inactivating airborne bacterial spores and mycobacteria in full-scale studies
The efficacy of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) for inactivating airborne bacterial spores and vegetative mycobacteria cells was evaluated under full-scale conditions. Airborne bacteriaExpand
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Source apportionment of exposures to volatile organic compounds: II. Application of receptor models to TEAM study data
Abstract Four receptor-oriented source apportionment models were applied to personal exposure measurements for toxic volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The measurements are from the total exposureExpand
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Ambient bioaerosol indices for indoor air quality assessments of flood reclamation
Abstract An air quality study was conducted in arid-region residences that were cleaned and reoccupied following a major regional flood (Arkansas River, Colorado, USA). This demonstration studyExpand
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