Accession Number : ADA126913


Title :   Fungi Associated with Materials' Biodeterioration in the Humid Tropics


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY TROPIC TEST CENTER APO MIAMI 34004


Personal Author(s) : Dement, William A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a126913.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1983


Pagination or Media Count : 17


Abstract : Swab sampling methods, commonly used in field microbiological inspections of equipment tested in the humid tropics, were found to provide an inaccurate indication of fungi that grow actively on a test item.


Descriptors :   *FUNGI , *SAMPLING , *BIODETERIORATION , *MATERIALS , TROPICAL REGIONS , INSPECTION , ACCURACY , TEST METHODS , HIGH HUMIDITY , TEST AND EVALUATION


Subject Categories : Microbiology
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE