The effect of surface charge, negative and bipolar ionization on the deposition of airborne bacteria
S. Meschke et al. – Journal of Applied Microbiology – Fall 2008
Bioaerosols can be generated by several means in an indoor setting, such as the ventilation or air conditioning systems, dust or shed skin disturbance, coughs and sneezes, among others. Although the contribution of air-borne micro-organisms to hospital or clinical-acquired infection has been the source of much debate in recent years, there is evidence suggesting that bioaerosols may play a greater role than previously believed….