Acta Scientific Microbiology (ASMI) (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 3 Issue 4

Bio-Particulates in Atmosphere - A Brief Review

Shah Ishfaq1, Syeed Mudasir2, Ajaz Rasool3 and Baba Uqab1*

1Department of Environmental Science, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India
2Department of Higher Education J&K, Abdul Ahad Azad Memorial Degree College Bemina, India
3Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India

*Corresponding Author: Baba Uqab, Department of Environmental Science, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India.

Received: February 24, 2020; Published: March 20, 2020



  Bioaerosols encompassing viruses, bacterial cells, protozoa and their cysts, fungal cells, pollen grains and toxic spores from these organisms pose direct threat to human health. Epidemics like Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome and Middle East Respiratory syndrome are reported to be caused by aerosols. In this brief review we have provide detailed description of various bioaersol agents, their role and affects on human health like COPD, Bronchites etc.

Keywords: Bioaerosols; Bioparticulates; Endotoxins; Biofragments



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Citation: Baba Uqab., et al. “Bio-Particulates in Atmosphere - A Brief Review". Acta Scientific Microbiology 3.4 (2020): 171-175.

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