Chapter 17. Aerosols and Foam
Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
How to Cite
Gerardi, M. H. and Zimmerman, M. C. (2004) Aerosols and Foam, in Wastewater Pathogens, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471710431.ch17
- Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
- Published Print: 22 OCT 2004
Book Series Editors:
- Michael H. Gerardi
Series Editor Information
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Print ISBN: 9780471206927
Online ISBN: 9780471710431
- wastewater treatment processes;
- activated sludge processes
Wastewater treatment plants are a source of airborne pathogens. Dust and especially aerosoles or bioaerosoles carry pathogens and molecules such as allergens and toxins. Allergenic reactions from exposure to allergens and toxins are possible. Examples of viable bacteria that have been recovered from aerosoles are numerous.