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Bioaerosols

 

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Summary

In summary, bioaerosols are ubiquitous parts of our everyday life. Pollen, mold, and dander are all types of everyday bioaerosols humans encounter. More extreme types of bioaerosols are pathogenic bacteria and viruses, including influenza, SARS, and anthrax. Health risks and welfare effects associated with pathogenic bioaerosols necessitate accurate sampling methods be available, including impaction, impingement, and filtration. Recent and historic events related to bioaerosols has raised the awareness of human interactions with them and lead to an increased quest for knowledge of their behavior.