soum sanogo department of entomology, plant pathology, and weed science, new mexico state university...
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Soum Sanogo Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science, New Mexico State University Aerobiology of Southern New Mexico Slide 2 Diverse sources: Agricultural and non- agricultural environments. Winds: Major vehicle for transport from sources to other environments Fungi (molds) in the Air Slide 3 Outdoors and Indoors While you are taking this quiz, you are probably inhaling fungal spores. Which of the following are least likely to be in the air now in the room? A. Conidia B. Sporangiospores C. Zoospores D. Asexual spores E. All of the above F. None of the above Concern: load in the air Fungi (molds) in the Air Slide 4 1)High-volume dust collectors 2)Exposure of petri plates containing growth media outdoors 3)Volumetric air samplers (single-stage and 6- stage Andersen samplers) 4)Rain water collection 5)Sticky tapes mounted on glass slides Sampling Methods Slide 5 Dry deposition (impaction) using volumetric sampler Wet deposition with rain gauge Courtesy DuBois Slide 6 Sampling Methods Single-stage sampler Slide 7 Sampling Methods 6-stage sampler Slide 8 Single-stage sampler Courtesy DuBois Slide 9 Sampling Methods Passive deposition Slide 10 1)Processing of dust samples impacted upon solid agar media and rainwater samples 2)Identification of fungal microorganisms recovered from dust and rainwater samples Sampling Methods Slide 11 Standard Operating Protocol for Fungal Analysis Slide 12 Sampling locations Las Cruces Palomas Cd. Juarez, Mexico New Mexico Mexico Arizona Slide 13 1)Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) 2)Non-CAFOs Sampling locations Slide 14 Aspergillus Aspergillosis Slide 15 Alternaria/ Penicillium/ Fusarium/ Cladosporium Mold allergies Slide 16 Trichoderma/ Rhizopus / Mucor Mold allergies Slide 17 Aureobasidium Allergies/Asthma Slide 18 Slide 19 Slide 20 Slide 21 Predominant Fungi in Rainwater Slide 22 Fungi Pollen Other Biological Particulates in Air