Microbe-transmission

Richard Oeffner roeffner at csusm.edu
Mon Aug 7 14:12:56 EST 2000


You might also check out aerosols, I know that the Ebola virus can be
aersolized (sp?) and transmitted that way.

Richard Oeffner
CSU San Marcos

Andreas Christensen wrote:

> Can anyone give me some information or references about what factors that
> determine whether bacteria or viruses are transmitted via air or through
> contact. Is it only the microbes´ ability to survive in dry conditions on
> for example dust-particles that is of importance, or are other factors
> involved? (weight, adherence-factors ..).
> Data about staphylococci are of particular interest.
>
> Andreas Christensen






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