Dynamics of Airborne Fungal Populations in a Large Office Building

  title={Dynamics of Airborne Fungal Populations in a Large Office Building},
  author={Harriet A. Burge and Duane L. Pierson and Theron O. Groves and Kent F. Strawn and Saroj Kanta Mishra},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
The increasing concern with bioaerosols in large office buildings prompted this prospective study of airborne fungal concentrations in a newly constructed building on the Gulf coast. We collected volumetric culture plate air samples on 14 occasions over the 18-month period immediately following building occupancy. On each sampling occasion, we collected duplicate samples from three sites on three floors of this six-story building, and an outdoor sample. Fungal concentrations indoors were… CONTINUE READING

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