A simple HEPA filtering facepiece.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Shortages of efficient filtering facepiece respirators leave the public vulnerable to transmission of infectious diseases in small particle aerosols. This study demonstrates that a high-filtration-efficiency facepiece capable of filtering out >95% of 0.05μm particles while being worn can be simply produced with available materials.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Clapp, PW; Ruzycki, CA; Samet, JM; Zeman, KL; Berntsen, J; Sickbert-Bennett, E; Weber, DJ; Finlay, WH; Martin, AR; Bennett, WD; Wilson, KH

Published Date

  • September 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1206 - 1209

PubMed ID

  • 33971283

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-3296

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.04.085


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States