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
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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE