This section is devoted to the measurement and analysis of air quality with specific reference to fungi, allergies and bioallergens.

The following collection of information is intended to provide some helpful resources.

 

 

Articles

Guidelines for indoor air quality in the UK and US

Air Quality control in UK hospitals: the need for guidelines

National Guidelines for the Prevention of Nosocomial Invasive Aspergillosis During Construction/Renovation Activities (Irish Republic)

Preventing invasive fungal infection during hospital building works (Australia)

Policy for the Prevention of Nosocomial Invasive Aspergillosis During Demolition / Construction / Renovation Activities. (Tameside Hospital UK)

Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health Care Facilities (USA)

Links to relevant information sites

Face masks guidelines

Images

Videos

Air-borne spores, pollen and the weather in 2005

Audio presentations relating to moulds, asthma, allergies and respiratory problems (from American Thoracic Society Conference 2003)

Aspergillus and Penicillium Polyphasic identification - This is an interactive key for the identification of Aspergillus and Penicillium species.

Workshop on airborne fungi based in the Netherlands

IAQ radio Online radio show based in USA. Some good podcasts including: