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Research interests

Graduated in Environmental Health from Lisbon School of Health Technology – Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon has a Master degree in Safety and Ergonomics from Lisbon University and PhD in Occupational and Environmental Health from New University of Lisbon. The author’s major field of study is occupational and environmental mycology leading and participating in several national and international projects about both areas of expertise. Special interests are occupational exposure to fungi in highly contaminated settings and complementarity of conventional methods and molecular tools to assess fungi occupational exposure. Professor at Lisbon School of Health Technology, Director of the Occupational Health Master’s course and researcher at Environment and Health Research Group. The author has several publications / communications in the referred areas of specialization.

Education/Academic qualification

Occupational and Environmental occupational exposure to fungi, Doctorate, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública (ENSP)

1 Jul 200710 Oct 2010

External positions

Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

9 Jan 2003 → …


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • Fungi
  • Exposure assessment
  • Occupational exposure
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Aspergillus spp.
  • Toxigenic strains
  • Mycotoxins

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Fungi Medicine & Life Sciences
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Air Conditioning Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output at NOVA 2009 2020

Mycotoxins feed contamination in a dairy farm: potential implications for milk contamination and workers' exposure in a One Health approach

Viegas, S., Assunção, R., Twaruźek, M., Kosicki, R., Grajewski, J. & Viegas, C., 2020, In : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 100, 3, p. 1118-1123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

feed contamination
dairy farming
3 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Antifungal-resistant Mucorales in different indoor environments

Caetano, L. A., Faria, T., Springer, J., Loeffler, J. & Viegas, C., 2019, In : Mycology. 10, 2, p. 75–83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air Filters
Air Conditioning

Are mycotoxins relevant to be studied in health care environments?

Viegas, S., Almeida, B. & Viegas, C., 1 Jan 2019, Health and social care systems of the future: demographic changes, digital age and human factors: proceedings of the Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety, HEPS 2019. Cotrim, T. P., Serranheira, F., Sousa, P., Hignett, S., Albolino, S. & Tartaglia, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 237-247 11 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 1012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health care

Aspergillus collected in specific indoor settings: their molecular identification and susceptibility pattern

Simões, D., Aranha Caetano, L., Veríssimo, C., Viegas, C. & Sabino, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aspergillus fumigatus
Fungal Spores
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aspergillus spp. prevalence in Primary Health Care Centres: assessment by a novel multi-approach sampling protocol

Viegas, C., Almeida, B., Gomes, A. Q., Carolino, E. & Caetano, L. A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Environmental Research. 175, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primary health care
Health care
Primary Health Care