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Title (Primary) No SARS-CoV-2 detected in air samples (pollen and particulate matter) in Leipzig during the first spread
Author Dunker, S.; Hornick, T.; Szczepankiewicz, G.; Maier, M.; Bastl, M.; Bumberger, J.; Treudler, R.; Liebert, U.G.; Simon, J.-C.;
Journal Science of the Total Environment
Year 2021
Department MET; iDiv; PHYDIV;
Volume 755, Part 1
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T11;
Data links https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/z2p7k2xcss/1
Keywords SARS-CoV-2; Covid-19; Pollen; Particulate matter; Air quality; Cyclone sampler
Abstract The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic co-occurred with pollen season in Europe 2020 and recent studies suggest a potential link between both. Air samples collected at our measuring station in Leipzig and purified pollen were analyzed for SARS-CoV-2 typical signals or for virus-induced cytopathic effects, to test if the virus could bind to bioaerosols and if so, whether these complexes are infectious. The results show that neither our air samples nor purified pollen were infectious or could act as carrier for virus particles.
ID 23739
Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=23739
Dunker, S., Hornick, T., Szczepankiewicz, G., Maier, M., Bastl, M., Bumberger, J., Treudler, R., Liebert, U.G., Simon, J.-C. (2021):
No SARS-CoV-2 detected in air samples (pollen and particulate matter) in Leipzig during the first spread
Sci. Total Environ. 755, Part 1 , art. 142881