Hongos ambientales en una biblioteca: un año de estudio

Bueno, Dante J. and Silva, Julio O. and Oliver, Guillermo Hongos ambientales en una biblioteca: un año de estudio. Anales de Documentación, 2003, vol. 6, pp. 27-34. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The article analises the fungi present in a scientific library located at an investigation center (which works with microorganisms), in Tucumán, Argentina, since February 2000 to January 2001. It identified 33 genera, bisedes ferments and classified fungi like Mycelia sterilia and Basidiomyctes. The most frequent genera were: Cladosporium sp. (30.1%), Fusarium sp (8.6%), Alternaria sp. (8.4%), Acremonium sp. (6.4%) and Aspergillus sp. (5.5%). The highest ammount of fungic spores was observated in Octobre since the minimum was in July. The temperature ranged between 16.5 C and 28.5 C. The genre Cladosporium sp. was isolated in all the months under study. This genre predominted in February(19.6%), together with Alternaria sp., May (29.6%), June (35.7%), July (33.3%), August (40%), September (27.5%) and Octobre (51.3%), while Acremonium sp. predominated March (26.5%), Ceratosporium sp. in April (20.4%) and Basidiomycetes in November (17.6%). Besides, Alternaria sp. was most aboundant in December (20%) and January (35.9%). Despite having used an non volumentric sample, the study provides usefull information about the incidence of environmetal fungi at the library under study. Knowing that its presence is unquestionable and difficult of erradicate, further invetigations are needed to examinate the effects of exposing to it over the health.

Spanish abstract

Este artículo analiza los hongos presentes en una biblioteca científica situada en un centro de investigación (el cual trabaja con microorganismos) en Tucumán, Argentina, desde Febrero del 2000 a Enero del 2001. Se identificaron 33 géneros, además de las levaduras y de los hongos clasificados como Mycelia sterilia y Basidiomycetes. Los géneros que presentaron la mayor frecuencia fueron Cladosporium sp. (30.1%), Fusarium sp (8.6%), Alternaria sp. (8.4%), Acremonium sp. (6.4%) y Aspergillus sp. (5.5%). La mayor cantidad de esporas fúngicas fue observada en Octubre y la mínima en Julio. La temperatura estuvo entre 16,5 y 28,5ºC. El género Cladosporium sp. fue aislado en todos los meses muestreados. Este género predominó en Febrero (19.6%), junto a Alternaria sp., Mayo (29.6%), Junio (35.7%), Julio (33.3%), Agosto (40%), septiembre (27.5%) y octubre (51.3%), mientras que Acremonium sp. predominó en Marzo (26.5%), Ceratosporium sp. en Abril (20.4%) y los Basidiomycetes en Noviembre (17.6%). Además, Alternaria sp. fue el más abundante en Diciembre (20%) y Enero (35.9%). A pesar del uso de un muestreo no volumétrico, este estudio provee una información útil sobre la incidencia de los hongos ambientales en la biblioteca testada. Sabiendo que su presencia es incuestionable y difícil de erradicar, son necesarias futuras investigaciones para examinar los efectos de su exposición sobre los problemas de salud relacionados.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Hongos; ambiente interno; sistema de placa de Petri abierta. Moulds; indoor air; open Petri dish.
Subjects: K. Housing technologies. > KB. Library, archive and museum buildings.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JF. Paper preservation.
Depositing user: Anales de Documentación Revista
Date deposited: 17 Jul 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:12
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/12003


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