A PILOT INVESTIGATION INTO ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN VARIOUS INDOOR AIRBORNE FUNGAL PARTICLES IN TRIPLICANE PUBLIC TOILET OF CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU

  • Km. Rubab Anjum
  • K. Sivakumari
  • K. Ashok
  • S. Rajesh

Abstract

Objective: To study and to explore the fungal species present in indoor toilet environment.

Methods: Lactophenol cotton blue staining.

Results: 5 fungi isolates belonging to 5 genus were identified namely Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus fumigates, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus terreus and Rhizopus oryzae.

Conclusion: In order to improve the quality of indoor toilet environment regular cleaning and disinfection should be done daily.

Keywords: Lactophenol cotton blue staining and Aspergillus species

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Anjum, K. R., K. Sivakumari, K. Ashok, and S. Rajesh. “A PILOT INVESTIGATION INTO ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN VARIOUS INDOOR AIRBORNE FUNGAL PARTICLES IN TRIPLICANE PUBLIC TOILET OF CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 9, no. 3, May 2017, pp. 50-53, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18891.
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