Chapter 6. Airborne Bacteria in Indoor Environments

  1. Chin S. Yang Ph.D.2 and
  2. Patricia A. Heinsohn Ph.D. CIH3
  1. Linda D. Stetzenbach Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 1 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470112434.ch6

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Microorganisms

How to Cite

Stetzenbach, L. D. (2007) Airborne Bacteria in Indoor Environments, 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.ch6

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. School of Public Health, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4009, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471730934

Online ISBN: 9780470112434



  • airborne bacteria in indoor environment;
  • light scattering spectrometry in bacterial aerosol indoor monitoring;
  • fluorescence immunoassay and fluorescently labeled antibody and radioimmunoassay


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bacterial Aerosols

  • Selected Bacteria-Associated Health Effects

  • Analysis of Samples for Airborne Bacteria

  • Summary