publication . Article . 2020

Density of bacterial particles cultivable in the inside and outside air of kindergartens in Birjand, Iran during 2019

Zahra Saadati; Taher Shahryari; Mohammad Hasan Namaei; Fatemeh Sahlabadi; Abbas Ali Ramazani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2020 Journal: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences, volume 27, issue 4, pages 376-384 (issn: 1607-2197, eissn: 2423-6152, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Birjand University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Abstract
Background and Aims: Bioaerosols are airborne particles that contain bacteria, viruse, and fungi. Human show different reactions to bioaerosols. This study aimed to determine the density of bacterial particles cultivable in the inside and outside air of kindergardens in Birjand, Iran. Materials and Methods: This study was performed based on a descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional research approach. Birjand was divided into five regions based on their geographical location, and six kindergardens were randomly selected. The sampling was performed in the morning shift from all six selected kindergartens. Additionally, triptic soy agar was used as the culture m...
Subjects
free text keywords: air pollution, bacterial particles, bioaerosols, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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