Work Item
ASTM WK49764

New Test Method for Swab Sample Preparation and Analysis of Culturable Fungi

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, the development of test methods, practices, guides, and terminology pertaining to sampling and analysis of atmospheres, interpretation of data, the standardization of recognized and practiced methods for measurement of atmospheric quality, and sponsoring of discussions among those active in the study of air quality.
The work of the Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


mold microscopy


The significance of this test method is to standardize the culture preparation and analysis for culturable fungi from swabs. This test method can be used to enumerate and identify culturable fungi present, when possible.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D22.08

Committee: D22

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-28-2015

Technical Contact: Terri Williams

Item: 002

Ballot: D22.08 (20-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item