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VDI 4251 Blatt 2

Measurement of airborne microorganisms and viruses in ambient air - Determination of area-specific background concentrations

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Erfassen luftgetragener Mikroorganismen und Viren in der Außenluft - Ermittlung gebietstypischer Hintergrundkonzentrationen

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Engl. VDI/DIN-Kommission Reinhaltung der Luft (KRdL) - Normenausschuss
Technical Division Environmental Measurement Technologies
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The measurement strategy presented in this standard serves for determination of a natural (not influenced by industrial plants) background concentration of bioaerosols. It describes requirements concerning the measurement area, the measurement site, the measurement duration, the measurement frequency as well as analysis and documentation. The meteorological parameters to be assessed during the background measurement are also defined in this standard.

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