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Best Practices for Environmental Detection and Monitoring of Airborne Viruses

Air samplers detect airborne virus particles.





Research suggests that SARS-CoV-2 remains viable in aerosols for at least three hours and on some surfaces for days; therefore, environmental detection and monitoring of human pathogens is increasingly important. In enclosed facilities such as hospitals, office buildings, schools, and restaurants, air samplers can be useful tools for detecting airborne viral particles. Yet, many air samplers require large amounts of air and time-consuming workflows that can compromise the integrity of trapped pathogens and produce unreliable results.

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  • Best practices for airborne virus detection using Bertin’s Coriolis® micro air sampler
  • How scientists use Bertin’s air samplers to test a wide range of environments
            - Evidence of swine influenza airborne transmission
            - Airborne virus detection in hospital environments
            - Detection of airborne virulent dairy starter culture bacteriophage in a                       cheese factory