Chapter 5. Culture-Based Analytical Methods for Investigation of Indoor Fungi

  1. Chin S. Yang Ph.D.2 and
  2. Patricia A. Heinsohn Ph.D. CIH3
  1. Florence Q. Wu Ph.D.

Published Online: 1 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470112434.ch5

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

How to Cite

Wu, F. Q. (2006) Culture-Based Analytical Methods for Investigation of Indoor Fungi, 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.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Aemtek Inc., 46309 Warm Springs Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539, 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:

  • indoor fungi investigation culture-based analytical methods;
  • culture-based analysis and colony-forming units (CFUs);
  • culturable sampling considerations and sample preparation methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Advantages and Limitations of Culture-Based Analytical Methods

  • Factors Influencing the Results of Culture-Based Analysis

  • Culturable Sampling Considerations

  • Sample Preparation Methods

  • Identification of Filamentous Fungi

  • Data Reporting

  • Data Interpretation

  • Laboratory Quality Assurance