K Willeke

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of N95 respirators: filtration efficiency for airborne microbial and inert particles
    Y Qian
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 59:128-32. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Test methods for evaluating the filtration and particulate emission characteristics of vacuum cleaners
    K Willeke
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:313-21. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of filter bag, cyclonic, and wet dust collection methods in vacuum cleaners
    S Trakumas
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:573-83. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Particle emission characteristics of filter-equipped vacuum cleaners
    S Trakumas
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:482-93. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ionic air purifiers for reducing aerosol exposure in confined indoor spaces
    S A Grinshpun
    Center for Health Related Aerosol Studies, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Indoor Air 15:235-45. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Aerosol penetration and leakage characteristics of masks used in the health care industry
    A Weber
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH
    Am J Infect Control 21:167-73. 1993
  7. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis control through respirator wear: performance of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-regulated respirators
    K Willeke
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:139-42. 1998
  8. pmc Characteristics of airborne actinomycete spores
    T A Reponen
    Aerosol Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45267 0056, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:3807-12. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Aerosol penetration through surgical masks
    C C Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH
    Am J Infect Control 20:177-84. 1992

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of N95 respirators: filtration efficiency for airborne microbial and inert particles
    Y Qian
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 59:128-32. 1998
    ..02% for large particle distributions to 1.8% for submicrometer-size welding fumes. Thus, N95 respirators provide excellent protection against airborne particles when there is a good face seal...
  2. ncbi request reprint Test methods for evaluating the filtration and particulate emission characteristics of vacuum cleaners
    K Willeke
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:313-21. 2001
    ..It also can be used to determine the dust pickup efficiency and the degree of reaerosolization of particles collected in the vacuum cleaner...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of filter bag, cyclonic, and wet dust collection methods in vacuum cleaners
    S Trakumas
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:573-83. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Particle emission characteristics of filter-equipped vacuum cleaners
    S Trakumas
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056, USA
    AIHAJ 62:482-93. 2001
    ..The methods and findings of this study are applicable to field evaluations of vacuum cleaners...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ionic air purifiers for reducing aerosol exposure in confined indoor spaces
    S A Grinshpun
    Center for Health Related Aerosol Studies, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Indoor Air 15:235-45. 2005
    ..The data suggest that the unipolar ionic air purifiers are particularly efficient in reducing aerosol exposure in the breathing zone when used inside confined spaces with a relatively high surface-to-volume ratio...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aerosol penetration and leakage characteristics of masks used in the health care industry
    A Weber
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH
    Am J Infect Control 21:167-73. 1993
    ..CONCLUSION: We conclude that the protection provided by surgical masks may be insufficient in environments containing potentially hazardous submicrometer-sized aerosols...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis control through respirator wear: performance of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-regulated respirators
    K Willeke
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:139-42. 1998
    ..Reentrainment and reaerosolization of mycobacteria is not a problem when normal work practices are observed in health care facilities...
  8. pmc Characteristics of airborne actinomycete spores
    T A Reponen
    Aerosol Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45267 0056, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:3807-12. 1998
    ..Therefore, alternatives to commonly used cultivation methods need to be developed for the enumeration of actinomycete spores...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aerosol penetration through surgical masks
    C C Chen
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, OH
    Am J Infect Control 20:177-84. 1992
    ....