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.
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Harriet A Burge
Airborne Contagious Disease
University of Michigan United Medical and Dental Schools
Chapman Ph D Harvard School of Public Health
The Outdoor Aerosol
Department of Medicine
BioaerosolInduced Hypersensitivity Diseases
Lynn Eudey Ph D William R Solomon M D
Sampling and Analysis
Biostatistics and Bioaerosols
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