This is the PDF eBook version for Exposure to Microbiological Agents in Indoor and Occupational Environments by Carla Viegas, Susana Viegas, Anita Gomes, Martin Tïubel, Raquel Sabino
Table of Contents
Foreword.- Part I. Indoor exposure to microorganisms with emphasis on occupational environments.- Chapter I – Occupational fungal exposure in United States.- Chapter 2 – Bacteria in Indoor and Occupational Settings.- Chapter 3 – Characterization of Viral Exposures in United States Occupational Environments.-PART II. Sampling and analysis approaches in indoor microbial assessments.-Chapter 4 – Sampling for microbial determinations.- Chapter 5 – Analyses approaches for bacteria.- Chapter 6 – Analyses approaches for fungi in indoor environments.-Part III: Microbial cell wall components, secondary metabolites and health implications upon exposure.-Chapter 8 – Endotoxins, glucans and other microbial cell wall agents.- Chapter 9 – Human biomonitoring of mycotoxins for the detection of nutritional, environmental and occupational exposure.- Chapter 10 – Microbial secondary metabolites – in a more detail manner – inhalation effects of mycotoxins.-PART IV. Microbial exposures and health effects in specific indoor settings.- Section I- Residences, schools and office environments.-Chapter 11 – Microbial exposures in public buildings. – Chapter 12 – Microbial exposures in schools and daycare centers.- Chapter 13- Microbial exposures in residential homes.-Section II -Hospital environments. -Chapter 14 – Environmental Fungal Risk in Health Facilities.- Chapter 15 – Bacterial bioburden in hospital environment.- Chapter 16 – Virus bioburden in hospital settings.-PART V. Occupational environments with potential high microbial exposure.-Chapter 17 – Bioburden exposure in highly contaminated occupational environments.- Chapter 18 – What is known about zoonotic bacteria in cattle and pig farms, and what should be done to prevent occupational infections.-PART VI- Antimicrobial resistances in specific environments.-Chapter 19 – Antifungal resistances.- Chapter 20 – Bacterial resistances.- index.