Chapter 1. Introduction to Microbiological Growth and Contamination Indoors

  1. Chin S. Yang Ph.D.1 and
  2. Patricia A. Heinsohn Ph.D. CIH2
  1. Chin S. Yang Ph.D.1 and
  2. Patricia A. Heinsohn Ph.D. CIH2

Published Online: 1 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470112434.ch1

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

How to Cite

Yang, C. S. and Heinsohn, P. A. (2007) Introduction to Microbiological Growth and Contamination Indoors, in Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms (eds C. S. Yang and P. A. Heinsohn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470112434.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    P&K Microbiology Services, Inc., 1936 Olney Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, USA

  2. 2

    Micro Bios, 2309 Palmetto Avenue, C-1, Pacifica, CA 94044, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    P&K Microbiology Services, Inc., 1936 Olney Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, USA

  2. 2

    Micro Bios, 2309 Palmetto Avenue, C-1, Pacifica, CA 94044, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471730934

Online ISBN: 9780470112434

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Keywords:

  • microbiological growth and contamination indoors;
  • indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints and microbial contamination;
  • fungal ecology and fungal growth and contamination assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health Effects of Indoor Fungal and Bacterial Growth

  • Team and Individual Expertise

  • Approach of This Book

  • Conclusion