Get the latest research available on surface and dermal sampling to assess contamination levels and detect harmful agents. Twenty peer-reviewed papers discuss sampling techniques, analytical measurement technologies, reference materials, standardization, occupational hygiene, decontamination methods, and quality assurance.
Standardization Issuesincludes papers which summarize current standards for surface and dermal sampling and the need for additional standards, particularly in the area of dermal sampling
Dermaladdresses contaminants on skin, including sampling, removal, and adherence of contaminated materials to the skin
Leaddeals with sampling, sample preparation, analytical proficiency testing, and lead dust loadings on surfaces other than skin
Berylliumcovers beryllium surface contamination in various industries and measurement of beryllium on surface wipe samples
Asbestosdeals with evaluation of samples collected from surfaces contaminated with asbestos
Pharmaceuticalsfocuses on occupational exposure to pharmaceutical substances, as well as spills and leakage of antibiotics on surfaces
General Topicscovers investigations of outdoor environmental surface particulate; microbiological contamination on surfaces; assessments of properties contaminated with methamphetamine; and more.