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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Title

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

Keywords

Lactophenol cotton blue staining and Aspergillus species

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18891

Date

05-05-2017

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 3, 2017 Page: 50-53

Online ISSN

0975-7066

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Km. Rubab Anjum

K. Sivakumari

K. Ashok

S. Rajesh


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