Bioburden in sleeping environments from Portuguese dwellings

Carla Viegas, Marta Dias, Ana Monteiro, Tiago Faria, Joana Lage, Elisabete Carolino, Liliana Aranha Caetano, Anita Quintal Gomes, Susana Marta Almeida, Sandra Cabo Verde, Joana Belo, Nuno Canha

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Capsule: Our bodies are the source of the majority of the bacteria found in the sleeping environments and toxigenic fungal species and indicators of harmful contamination were observed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number116417
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2021


  • Aspergillus spp.
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Fungi azole-resistance screening
  • Indoor air quality
  • Sleep environments


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