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Abstract

ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF AIR BORNE POLLENS AND PATHOGENS CAUSING PULMONARY INFECTIONS IN SOME POLLUTED AREAS OF BANGALORE CITY

P. Jagan Mohan Reddy*, K. S. Dayananda, Ipsita Swain

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Pulmonary infections are common which are mostly lung infections and are caused by a wide range of microorganisms.In the field of medicine, especially clinical point of view, knowing the details about the occurrence of the pollen and spore load in the atmosphere is most important. Based on previous investigation on airborne pollen and fungal spores are an epidemiological study which is done as an essential tool to diagnose allergy.The polluted atmosphere of the Bangalore city was surveyed by using plate exposure method and Vaseline coated slides followed by isolation and identification of air micro-flora. In this present study most dominant pollens and fungal spores that were found in the polluted areas of Bangalore city are Argemone M, Bauhinia, Carica, Casuarina, Cedrus, Cocus, Cannabis, Cassia, Parthenium, Basidomycetes, Cladosporioides, AspergillusandFusariumand some specific bacteria such as Bacillus, Streptococcus, pseudomonas, Klebsiella, Escherichia, Staphylococcus, Salmonella, Enterobacter and Proteus spp..So,the present study is one of the approaches that, to collect air samples, isolating and identifying airborne pathogens in order to maintain proper records about aeroallergens causing respiratory infections and implementing therapeutic aid to the allergic patients and thereby controlling air pollution.

Keywords: Pulmonary infections, Aeroallergens, pollen, fungal spores, air micro-flora.


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