Aerobiology

Aerobiology

1st Edition - January 1, 1970

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  • Editor: I Silver
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157247

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Aerobiology documents the proceedings of the Third International Symposium held at the University of Sussex, England, in September 1969. The book is organized into three chapters that correspond to the three sessions held during the symposium. These three sessions dealt with themes of airborne infections in closed and segregated environments; the value and use of germ-free environments; and physiological and genetic factors in host resistance. Examples of the contributions during these sessions included studies on the transmission of meningococci among Army recruits; the transfer and acquisition of micro-organisms between and by patients nursed in a uni-directionally ventilated environment and those in an open ward; and the association between blood group status and susceptibility to certain virus infections. The symposium also included seminars that focused on the following themes: intramural spread of infection; laboratory safety; the immunological aspects of pathogenesis; vaccines and vaccination methods; microbial survival in air; rapid diagnosis; techniques in aerobiology; and the ways in which airborne particles cause infection.

Table of Contents


  • Chapter I

    Session Airborne Infections in Closed and Segregated Environments

    Meningococcal Transmission among Army Recruits

    Epidemiologic Investigations in Polaris Submarines

    Alteration of the Pathogenic Role of streptococci Group C in Mice Conferred by Previous Exposure to Ozone

    Airborne Pathogenic Bacteria in a Tissue Transplant Unit

    A Look at Dental Aerosols

    Seminar Intramural Spread of Infection, Airborne or Not?

    Introduction to Intramural Spread of Infection

    Transmission of Staphylococci in Newborn Nurseries

    Studies on the Epidemiology of Postoperative Staphylococcal Infections in a Thoracic Surgical Unit

    the Spread of Pseudomonas Infection

    Spread of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pyocyanea) and E. coli

    The Evidence for Airborne Infection

    Seminar Laboratory Safety

    Dry-Heat Sterilization Under High Vacuum

    Tests for the Germicidal Efficiency of Ultraviolet Installations in the Laboratory

    Safety Cabinets

    Seminar Immunological Aspects of Pathogenesis

    Immunological Aspects of Pathogenesis

    In Vivo Measure of Suppression of Cellular Immune and Humoral Antibody Response by Antilymphocyte Globulin

    Influence of Immunologic Factors in RS Virus Disease of the Lower Respiratory Tract

    Immunological Anomalies of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection of Childhood

    Chapter II

    Session Value and Use of Germ-Free Environments

    Uni-Directional Flow Ventilation in Patient Isolation

    Controlled Trials of Patient-Isolation in a Burns Unit

    Control of Airborne Contamination in Sterile Areas

    Clinical Value of a Bacteria-Free Patient-Care Unit

    Microflora of Man in Confined Controlled Environments

    Germ-Free Environments in Surgery in Relation to Design

    Seminar Vaccines and Methods of Vaccination

    Vaccination against Anthrax

    Living Attenuated Respiratory Virus Vaccines

    Current Vaccination Procedures against Influenza

    Adjuvant Effects of B. Pertussis Preparations in Respiratory Immunization of Mice with Tetanus Toxoid

    Aerosol Immunization against Rubella Using Attenuated Vaccine

    Mechanisms of Immunity to Influenza Virus Infection

    Antigenic Properties of Influenza Virus Proteins

    Seminar Microbial Survival in Air

    Environmental Temperature and Survival of Airborne Bacteria

    Decay Mechanism of Polio and EMC Viruses in Aerosols

    The Open-Air Factor

    Airborne Transmission Potential of Murine Leukemia Infection

    Seminar Rapid Diagnosis

    Rapid Diagnosis

    Microcolony Techniques in Rapid Diagnosis

    Application of Immunofluorescent Antibody Techniques to Rapid Diagnosis of Virus Infection

    Experience with a Mobile Laboratory Unit

    Rapid Diagnosis in Biological Defence

    Chapter III

    Session Physiological and Genetic Factors in Host Resistance

    Differential Susceptibility to Respiratory Virus Infection by Blood Group Status

    Aerosol Transmission of Oncogenic Viruses

    Pathogenesis of Viral Infections of the Respiratory Tract

    Transmissibility as a Separate Genetic Attribute of Influenza Viruses

    Inheritance of Resistance to Myxoviruses in A2G Mice

    Seminar Techniques in Aerobiology

    Capabilities and Limitations of Techniques in Botanical Aerobiology

    Recognizing Airborne Bacteria

    Techniques for the Experimental Production of Spore Clouds of Aspergillus Fumigatus

    Sampling of Airborne Viruses

    Air Sampling for Allergens

    The Naval Biological Laboratory Programmed Environmental Aerosol Facility; Theory and Operation

    The Recovery of Airborne Respiratory Syncytial Virus

    Seminar How Do Airborne Particles Initiate Infection?

    Lung Defence to Infectious Agents

    The Importance of Particle Size in Airborne Viral Respiratory Infections

    Pathogenesis of Pneumonia

    Allergic Pulmonary Disease Due to Inhaled Organic Dusts


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  • No. of pages: 294
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1970
  • Published: January 1, 1970
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157247

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