PL EN


2013 | 918 | 83-104
Article title

Ocena możliwości zastosowania analizy lotnych związków organicznych do detekcji aktywności mikrobiologicznej na przykładzie badań przeprowadzonych w Muzeum Narodowym w Krakowie

Title variants
EN
An Assessment of the Possibilities for Using Volatile Organic Compounds to Detect Microbiological Activity – the Example of Research Done at the National Museum in Cracow
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Abstracts
PL
W ramach badań lotnych związków organicznych (LZO) w powietrzu wybranych pomieszczeń Muzeum Narodowego w Krakowie przeprowadzono ocenę możliwości zastosowania analizy tych związków do detekcji aktywności mikrobiologicznej grzybów pleśniowych. Podstawowym założeniem przyjętym w tej metodzie jest możliwość wykrycia obecności pleśni w określonym miejscu na podstawie zidentyfikowanych w powietrzu tzw. mikrobiologicznych lotnych związków organicznych (MLZO), które są emitowane przez grzyby do otoczenia. Taka analiza eliminuje potrzebę prowadzenia klasycznych, długotrwałych analiz mikrobiologicznych. Zestawienie wyników badań LZO oraz analiz mikrobiologicznych w połączeniu z danymi literaturowymi pozwoliło udowodnić, że w przypadku zbadanych pomieszczeń istnieje zależność między zidentyfikowanymi w nich gatunkami pleśni a MLZO obecnymi w powietrzu. Potwierdza to możliwość zastosowania badań tych związków do detekcji aktywności mikrobiologicznej, przy czym metodyka tych badań wymaga dopracowania.
EN
An evaluation of the viability of using volatile organic compound (VOC) measurements to detect mould was part of a VOC analysis carried out on the indoor air in selected rooms at the National Museum in Cracow. The simple assumption in this method is that moulds can be detected in any given place based on the identification of microbial volatile organic compounds (MVOCs) that they emit into their surroundings. This mould detection procedure provides an alternative to the much more time-consuming traditional microbiological tests. Combining the results of VOC and microbial analysis with data from the literature shows that, in the rooms investigated, there is a correlation between the mould species identified and MVOCs. This suggests that the use of MVOC measurements to detect mould is possible but the method still needs to be developed, especially for museums and historical buildings.
Contributors
  • Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie, Katedra Mikrobiologii, ul. Rakowicka 27, 31-510 Kraków, Poland
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