Silver linings: a personal memoir about Hurricane Katrina and fungal volatiles

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Bennett, Joan W. (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00206, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00206/full, pmc: PMC4364291
  • Subject: Hypothesis and Theory | sick building syndrome | double petri plate system | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Aspergillus | volatile organic compounds (VOCs) | 1-octen-3-ol (mushroom alcohol)

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the levees protecting New Orleans, Louisiana failed. Because approximately 80% of the city was under sea level, widespread flooding ensued. As a resident of New Orleans who had evacuated before the storm and a life-long researcher ... View more
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