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Rapid Monitoring By Qpcr for Pathogenic Aspergillus During Carpet Removal from a Hospital

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Abstract: Monitoring for pathogenic Aspergillus species using a rapid, highly sensitive, quantitative polymerase chain reaction technique during carpet removal in a burn unit provided data which allowed the patients to be safely returned to the re-floored area sooner than if only conventional culture monitoring had been used.
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Citation:Neely, A. N., V. J. Gallardo, E. F. Barth, R. A. Haugland, G. D. Warden, and S. J. Vesper. Rapid Monitoring By Qpcr for Pathogenic Aspergillus During Carpet Removal from a Hospital. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 25(4):350-352, (2004).
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Contact: Mary P. O'Bryant - (919)-541-4871 or obriant.mary@epa.gov
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Division: Microbiological & Chemical Exposure Assessment Division
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Branch: Microbial Exposure Research Branch
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Product Type: Journal
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Published: 04/01/2004
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