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Document ID (ISN)50863
CIS number 88-2070
ISSN - Serial title 0882-8032 - Applied Industrial Hygiene
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brief R.S., Bernath T.
Title Indoor pollution: Guidelines for prevention and control of microbiological respiratory hazards associated with air conditioning and ventilation systems
Bibliographic information Jan. 1988, Vol.3, No.1, p.5-10. 39 ref.
Abstract The incidence and survival circumstances of the causative agents of these microbial allergies and infections are reviewed. Recommendations for equipment design and maintenance, protocols for inspection, chemical treatment, and personal protective equipment to prevent and control the diseases are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) respiratory diseases; ventilation systems; microbial pollution; atmospheric pollution; air conditioning
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; infectious diseases; legionellosis; allergic respiratory disorders; diagnosis; personal protective equipment; design of equipment; cooling towers
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Environmental pollution
Heating and air conditioning
Air pollution