You might also check out aerosols, I know that the Ebola virus can be
aersolized (sp?) and transmitted that way.
CSU San Marcos
Andreas Christensen wrote:
> Can anyone give me some information or references about what factors that
> determine whether bacteria or viruses are transmitted via air or through
> contact. Is it only the microbes´ ability to survive in dry conditions on
> for example dust-particles that is of importance, or are other factors
> involved? (weight, adherence-factors ..).
> Data about staphylococci are of particular interest.
>> Andreas Christensen