Assessments of Residential and Workplace Environmental Microbiology Exposure

Monday, May 23 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Biological Monitoring, Biosafety and Environmental Microbiology

Arranger: K. Ong, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO. Moderator: M. Nonnenmann, Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Monitors: P. Hauck, Wantagh, NY; R. Saito, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Tyler, TX.

10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Exposure of Residential Occupants to In-Home Sewage H. Burge, EMLab PK, San Bruno, CA.

10:50 a.m.-11:10 a.m.

Airborne Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Profiles in a Hospital with a Nosocomial TB Outbreak S. Luo, Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Inspection of Building Water Systems for Legionella Control L. Nguyen Weekes, InAIR Environmental Ltd., Ottawa, ON, Canada.

11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m.

2015 Bronx Legionellosis Outbreak: A Consultant’s Perspective C. Cooper, Air Quality Science, VERTEX Companies, Kingston, NY; M. Zouak, Airtek Environmental Corp, Long Island City, NY.

11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Survey for Exposure to Human Pathogens from Pigeon Droppings in a Petroleum Refinery P. Owens, Shell Oil Company, Martinez, CA.

12:10 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

A Count-Based Method for Improved Quality Control Acceptance Limits of EMLAP Air Direct Fields of Testing M. Saleh, Sporometrics, Toronto, ON, Canada.