Accession Number : AD0746226

Title :   Microbiological Air Sampling in the Tropics.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 28 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The report describes a method for qualitatively and quantitatively estimating airborne microorganisms in a tropical environment. It identifies and describes facilities and equipment required. It provides procedures for calibration of airflow through membrane filter, air sampling, sample preparation, and microorganism counting and identification. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TROPICAL TESTS, SAMPLERS), (*MICROORGANISMS, SAMPLING), CALIBRATION, VACUUM PUMPS, ORIFICES, AIR FILTERS, COUNTING METHODS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE