Bioaerosols Book 2012,

Table of Content:


Introduction and Overview 9
Conference Rational, Goals and Learning objectives 11
Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health 17
David A. Butler


Part I: Health Effects – Epidemiological Research


001 NIOSH Field Studies on Dampness and Mold and Related Health Effects 23
Jean M. Cox-Ganser


002 How to find, how to manage? Developing guidelines for mold problems through research. 30
Aino Nevalainen, Martin Täubel, Helena Rintala and Anne Hyvärinen


003 Hypersensitivity pneumonitis 37
E. Neil Schachter


004 Health Complaints, Lung Function, and Immunologic Effects in German Compost Workers from Long-term Exposures to Bioaerosols 46
Jürgen Bünger, Anja Deckert, Frank Hoffmeyer, Dirk Taeger, Thomas Brüning, Monika Raulf-Heimsoth, Vera van Kampen


005 Airborne workplace exposure to microbial metabolites in waste recycling plants 52
Stefan Mayer, Vinay Vishwanath, Michael Sulyok


006 Respiratory Health and Flood Restoration Work in the Post-Katrina Environment 61
Roy J. Rando, John J. Lefante, Laurie M. Freyder, Robert N. Jones


007 Mold species identified in flooded dwellings 68
Denis Charpin


008 Attributable fractions of risk factors of respiratory diseases among children in Montreal, Canada 73
Louis Jacques, Céline Plante, Sophie Goudreau, Leylâ Deger, Michel Fournier, Audrey Smargiassi, Stéphane Perron, Robert L. Thivierge


009 Fungi and chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS): Cause and effect 89
E B Kern, J U Ponikau, D A Sherris and H Kita


010 Rhinosinusitis and mold as risk factors for asthma symptoms in occupants of a water-damaged building 101
Ju-Hyeong Park


011 Conclusions on health implications of airborne molds: Analysis of airborne molds in 11 contaminated houses using a new method of evaluation 108
Urban Palmgren, Judith Müller


012 Observational Epidemiology and Water Damaged Buildings 118
Joseph Q. Jarvis, and Philip R. Morey


013 Molds and Mycotoxins: Factors That Affect Exposure and Contribute to Adverse Health Effects 125
Karin K. Foarde, Timothy Dean, Doris Betancourt, Jean Kim, Anthony Devine, Grace Byfield, and Marc Menetrez


Part II: Assessment & Remediation


015 Associations between ventilation and mycological parameters in homes of children with respiratory problems 148
Hans Schleibinger, Daniel Aubin, Doyun Won, Wenping Yang, Denis Gauvin, Pierre Lajoie


016 The Penetration of Mold Into Fibrous HVAC Insulation Makes Cleaning Impossible 156
Thomas G. Rand and Phil Morey


017 Past, Presence and Future of Immunoassays for Mycotoxin Testing 163
Erwin Maertlbauer


018 Health risks of surface disinfection in households with special consideration on quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs) 174
Axel Kramer, Harald Below and Ojan Assadian


019 Toxicity study of field samples from water damaged houses in flooded areas in Poland 185
Magdalena Twarużek, Jan Grajewski, Manfred Gareis


020 Mycotoxin screening of indoor environments in sentinel health
investigations 195
Eckardt Johanning, Manfred Gareis.


021 A Comparison of two Sampling Media (MEA and DG18) for Environmental Viable Molds 201
Sirkku Häkkilä


022 Evaluation strategy in damp buildings and use of infrared thermography 207
Yves Frenette


023 Prevalence of mold observations in European housing stock 215
Ulla Haverinen-Shaughnessy


024 Indoor Molds and Respiratory Hypersensitivity: A Comparison of Selected Molds and House Dust Mite Induced Responses in a Mouse Model 222
Marsha D W Ward, Yong Joo Chung, Lisa B Copeland, Don Doerfler and Stephen Vesper


025 What does the development of fungal systematics mean to DNA-based methods for indoor mold investigations? 236
De-Wei Li and Chin S. Yang


026 Case study: Determination of moisture damages on items of art in exhibitions by the use of microbial analysis 246
Judith Mueller and Urban Palmgren


027 Investigation of effectiveness of mold disinfectants and chemicals on total cell numbers of mold on building materials 253
Judith Mueller and Urban Palmgren


028 Microbiological characterization of aerosols isolated from remote lakes in the Chilean Patagonia 259
Escalante G, León C, Campos V, Urrutia R and Mondaca MA.


029 Use of Culture and PCR Analysis in Mold Assessments 263
Philip R. Morey


030 Factors promoting the exposure to bioaerosols among swiss crop workers 270
Hélène Niculita-Hirzel and Anne Oppliger


031 The investigation of mold occurrence inside selected Durban homes 280
Nkala BA, Jafta N and Gqaleni N


032 Conserving our cultural heritage: the role of fungi in biodeterioration 293
Hanna Szczepanowska and A. Ralph Cavaliere


Part III: Prevention / Public Health


033 Risk and Hazard Assessment of Molds Growing Indoors 311
Harriet M. Ammann


034 Recommendations for detection and remediation of mold growth in indoor environments in Germany 328
Christiane Baschien, Heinz-Jörn Moriske, Kerstin Becker, Marike Kolossa-Gehring and Regine Szewzyk


035 Indoor water and mold damage - investigation and decontamination practices in Germany 336
Wolfgang Lorenz


036 Update of Canadian and International Mold Guidelines and Standards 347
Donald M. Weekes


037 Defining “Clean” in terms of the unseen fraction: A Representative Marker in Schools 359
Richard Shaughnessy, Eugene C. Cole, Ulla Haverinen-Shaughnessy


038 Effective risk communication concerning environmental change with communities and patients exposed to excessive indoor moisture or mold 363
Paula Schenck and Robert DeBernardo


039 Critical Issues in Art Conservation After A Water Intrusion Event: Pitfalls of The Emergency Response 372
Karen H. Kahn


Index: Fungi and Bacteria


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